Microscope RPG--Rise and Fall of an Empire: Event: Clash of Values
Event: Clash of Values
Focus: From Faction to Ascendancy
One of the refugees has murdered the daughter of an important politician of Port Hellen once friendly to the refugees. According to the traditions of the city, as a result the murderer will be executed. According to the traditions of the refugees, as a consequence the murderer's daughter will be executed (RL Precedent: Code of Hammurabi). A political clash occurs, as the politician demands justice whilst the refugees give to him what is clearly an unsatisfactory offer...
(NOTE: Technically I'm supposed to include the outcome, but ignoring that as the next Scene will dictate it)