Originally Posted by Darathor
I believe this was discussed in a few older(much older) topics about being able to lend troops to another player(with you in control of them) and fight for them for money/resources. It certainly would be cool and unique to be able to act as a mercenary in an mmo and especially and mmorts. If you were good at it then you could have your mercenary army have quite a lucrative job with little political repercussions.
If they are mercs, than you should not have control over them - it is a risk, but there could be the possibility of payback for a percentage of units lost.
Otherwise, how is it different than fighting with an allied player against an enemy, etc.?