These rights apply to active roleplayers who have participated in the roleplay within the last 30 days or who are on an excused leave of absence.
Note: Player rights generally do not protect characters from bad things happening to them, including injury or death, or from criminal charges stemming from illegal actions (including deserting the military). Talk with your GM or thread OP to make sure you're on the same page.
Star Army has a Adoption Policy. See that page for more information and how to opt out.
In a situation where a player has been missing for a few weeks and hasn't actually posted anything at all (and thus, has not said she/he isn't coming back), her/his character(s) should be moved off the plotship and left somewhere out of harm's way (but not somewhere from which they cannot easily join a new plotship (or return to their old one if it's still around) if and when the player comes back). If a mental backup is available it is permissible (but not necessarily desirable) for a GM to kill off the character. The point of this is that the player should be able to get his/her character back if or when he/she returns.