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by Praetonia
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of a nightwatchman
Replies: 2
Views: 754

Re: Tales of a nightwatchman

*** 3 *** "Well why else do you think I came to a man such as you?" Gachot looked askance at me. "You think zey were in 'aversham? They are not stupid. They know what I can do to them 'ere, with full colour of ze Law . Non, zey are in Questers, where there is no law." I'm not exa...
by Praetonia
Mon Feb 06, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of a nightwatchman
Replies: 2
Views: 754

Re: Tales of a nightwatchman

Tales of a Nightwatchman: The Quiberonnais Gambit *** 1 *** After my liberation from the gallows by a romantic gang of young student revolutionaries, I'd like to be able to write that they recognised me as a fellow victim of the injustice inherent in the system, took me back to their lair, and toge...
by Praetonia
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Tales of a nightwatchman
Replies: 2
Views: 754

Tales of a nightwatchman

Tales of a Nightwatchman: Prologue It all began with a hanging. Mine, as it happens. Everyone enjoys a good hanging, especially if the villain was a real bastard, and I can't deny that I was one. But few people give much thought to how the whole thing works . You see, most hangings begin with a kno...
by Praetonia
Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The world according to...
Replies: 11
Views: 2519

Re: The world according to...

Senland Awake! Commonwealth patriotic song and anthem of the Eastern Association Anon, 1687 (Glorious Revolution) Music Senland awake! Senland awake! Banners and arms raise high - Senland awake! Go forth to do or die, shouting our battle cry, Our voice that speaks no lie: Victory or death! God mark...
by Praetonia
Fri Nov 25, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The world according to...
Replies: 11
Views: 2519

Re: The world according to...

Articles of War of the Estates-General Solemnly reaffirming that I am Lawfully bound in service to the Estates-General and its constituent associations, for the purpose of defending the Lawful property of the contributors to the associations of the Estates-General, I place all the powers of my body...
by Praetonia
Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The world according to...
Replies: 11
Views: 2519

Re: The world according to...

The North Point Company (the top level association) was founded as a timber cutting venture on the islands and gradually grew to administer all the landmasses that make up the NP archipelago. This leads me to another question: can Associations be derived from a business venture like this? I view th...
by Praetonia
Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The world according to...
Replies: 11
Views: 2519

Re: The world according to...

(1) How do the different associations interact with states? Has their stance evolved over time (say, within the last 100 years)? Do lesser associations carry on separate relations with states, or is there a custom that the EG/equiv. orgs in Questers+NP are the main point of contact on issues of “na...
by Praetonia
Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The world according to...
Replies: 11
Views: 2519

Re: The world according to...

Common Law FAQ - Continued I read logs of the IRC discussion that took place last night, and it gave me the idea to answer a few of the points that came up. (I would also appreciate any further questions I can add to this FAQ; I think it's a better way to explore the idea of CL than IRC discussion)...
by Praetonia
Tue Nov 15, 2016 8:18 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: The world according to...
Replies: 11
Views: 2519

Re: The world according to...

Common Law FAQ What is Common Law? Common Law is a customary law system that originated in Praetonia and is used in "the commonwealth": Praetonia, Questers, North Point, and Axum. In these countries the system of law is so important, and different to those of other countries, that it is a...
by Praetonia
Sun Nov 06, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bar
Topic: Quotes Thread
Replies: 16
Views: 3798

Re: Quotes Thread

<Leistung> if 50 cent were an animal, he would be a haddock

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