"Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution" - Theodosius Dobzhansky
There is grandeur in this view of life, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.
Would having the moderator be the first victim be OK?
That's the way we usually do it. It sucks bad enough to be the first lynchee it would suck even more to die before the game really starts.