Quite by accident I learned today that a) there still is a Governance team in SL (for some time I had been told by various Lindens that they were folded into Customer Service and no longer seemed to have any identity of their own, i.e. mission, but now the term is being used again at Concierge) and b) there is a new Linden on the block who is quite grim and has special powers to bust griefers.
Responding to several alarm calls from tenants about griefing and crashing of a sim, I came flying out and started scanning around and spotted a punk-looking guy in a black jacket with a skull and crossbones.
I figured him for a griefer type and was about to flick him off this server but first, I zoomed in on his name and saw that lo and behold, he was a Linden, intent on his work. Of course, Lindens can mix in with griefers and be part of the problem, but this one had the sim up and running tip-top in minutes -- following a spate of what was described by one Linden as "major mainland griefing" by an object with a funny name.
I won't reveal this grim Linden's name or he will be targeted by Woodburies to be their new cat-and-mouse chum, and by the JLU to become their new briefer at superhero seminars.
I stumbled on his special powers when I saw his laser-like eyes beaming out rays from a grotesque skeleton head.
Well, it's Halloween, and the Lindens are now bulking up to fight those who constantly wish everybody "Happy Halloween" even on Christmas.