Puddleby Court Log: 28 Winter, year 535 of The Ascendancy. 20:22

In the matter of Chum v Atomical, accused of “being a boil on the buttox of the community

Before the jurors: Gimli, Rawa, Remle, Ashe, Rutabaga, Eek, Kodo, Rimbaud, Runner, Zyloth, Wrath, Mace Windu.

The Honourable Judge Haengemie, presiding.
With Bellafae serving as Bailiff.
To all who read these precepts, the following transcript of this trial is true and correct, to the best of my knowledge.
Clera, reporting.

[Bellafae] This court is now in session, The Honourable Judge Haengemie presiding.
[Haengemie] <standard pre-trial court briefing>
[Chum] Thanks. Pardon my casual dress, and I know this is an exciting time, so I'll keep it short...
[Chum] It's Atomical -- you all know the gig...
[Chum] he's bored, doing his same old pain-in-the butt stuff as always.
[Chum] I just want him off the streets. The longer, the better; and you can help.
[Chum] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Chum
[Haengemie] Atomical, you have 90 seconds to speak.
[Atomical] hmm
[Atomical] Chum is gonna get me found Guilty
[Atomical] er
[Atomical] Chum is gonna change your verdict if you vote me innocent
[Atomical] Witness: Papa
[Haengemie] Thank you, Atomical
[Atomical] Good Man Papa
[Haengemie] Papa, please approach the witness railing, to the Northeast of the jury box. You have 15 seconds.
[Haengemie] Thank you, Papa. You have been called to testify in this matter, please state the pertinant facts to the jury.
[Haengemie] Papa, you have 90 seconds to speak.
[Papa] okie
[Papa] I am torn between clan loyalty and my admiration fer Atom
[Papa] Not to mention i like Chums shirt ;)
[Papa] This is frankl;y a waste o me time
[Papa] and I wont stand fer it!
[Papa] Cant we all just get along ?
[Haengemie] 10 seconds remaining, Please finish up, or say "done"...
[Papa] Papa weeps
[Papa] Papa weeps for the children
[Haengemie] Thank you, Papa
[Papa] the real victims
[Haengemie] Chum, you have 120 seconds to speak.
[Chum] Chum's not gonna "Get anyone found guilty". I'm just stating the facts, and I hope the jury is with me.
[Chum] and I appreciate brother Papa's sentiment, but really: "respect for atomical"?!
[Chum] I will point out one quick thing...
[Chum] the longer jail sentence you vote for, the longer his banishment will be :D
[Chum] with that, I'll not waste any more of your time.
[Chum] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Chum
[Haengemie] Atomical, you have 120 seconds to speak.
[Atomical] Chum that was pathetic
[Atomical] you know your going to throw the trial anyway
[Atomical] why get around it
[Atomical] Let's get to the point, your really not smart at deterring me
[Atomical] you walk around town with a "Hug Me Atom" sign
[Atomical] now how am I supposed to avoid that
[Atomical] That's what I thought!
[Atomical] and
[Atomical] point of fact
[Atomical] Chum stated no PROFF
[Atomical] Chum stated no PROOF
[Atomical] which means, he could be testing the trial system for all you know
[Haengemie] 10 seconds remaining, Please finish up, or say "done"...
[Haengemie] Chum ....err...Gaia I mean isn't in the courtroom. Your witness must be present to be called.
[Atomical] Witness: Chum ....err...Gaia I mean
[Atomical] same person
[Atomical] nm
[Haengemie] Thank you, Atomical
[Haengemie] <standard jury verdict briefing>
[Bellafae] Bellafae hands Haengemie the jury's verdict.

   Votes innocent: 2
   Votes guilty: 4
   Votes frivolous: 5
   Abstaining: 1

[Haengemie] Atomical this court finds you innocent. You are free to go.
[Haengemie] Judge Haengemie bangs his gavel
[Haengemie] This court is adjourned.

  Court adjourned at 21:24 on 28 Winter, 535