Puddleby Court Log: 50 Spring, year 535 of The Ascendancy. 06:02

In the matter of Tigger v Prue, accused of “refusing to honor Day Of Niceness for cash deal.

Before the jurors: Severian, Thwack, Shadowfire, Spider.

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.

[Haengemie] <standard pre-trial court briefing>
[Tigger] Prue approached me and told me to give Hotzlake 90 coins.
[Tigger] I said:
[Tigger] "I'll tell you what, I'll give him the coins if you are nice to me for one day Prue."
[Tigger] And she said "Deal!"
[Tigger] I gave Hotz the coins...
[Tigger] ...and then she refused to be nice to ma.
[Tigger] And you cannot use a day in the past for a present deal@!
[Haengemie] 10 seconds remaining, Please finish up, or say "done"...
[Tigger] witness hotzlake
[Haengemie] hotzlake isn't in the courtroom. Your witness must be present to be called.
[Tigger] witness: hotzlake
[Tigger] witness: wormtounge
[Haengemie] Thank you, Tigger
[Haengemie] WormTounge, please approach the witness railing, to the Northeast of the jury box. You have 15 seconds.
[Haengemie] Thank you, WormTounge. You have been called to testify in this matter, please state the pertinant facts to the jury.
[Haengemie] WormTounge, you have 90 seconds to speak.
[WormTounge] hello
[WormTounge] hello
[WormTounge] I was there when Tigger was asked to lend some money
[WormTounge] Prue also asked several others, when it was sugested she loan the money, she told me to be quiet
[WormTounge] then tigger offered the money for the deal
[WormTounge] the deal was prue be nice to tigger for a day
[WormTounge] after the deal was made
[Haengemie] 10 seconds remaining, Please finish up, or say "done"...
[WormTounge] prue said she had already been nice to tigger for a day
[WormTounge] tigger said the day didnt count cause it was in the past
[Haengemie] Thank you, WormTounge
[Haengemie] Prue, you have 90 seconds to speak.
[Prue] yes yes, all of this is true...
[Prue] I asked tigger to loan a poor new exile some money
[Prue] and he said he would
[Prue] with the stipulation
[Prue] that I be nice to him for a whole day some time
[Prue] sometime
[Prue] the future is long
[Prue] patience is a virtue
[Haengemie] 10 seconds remaining, Please finish up, or say "done"...
[Prue] I will pay my dept
[Prue] he just has to wait a little
[Prue] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Prue
[Haengemie] Tigger, you have 120 seconds to speak.
[Tigger] All that is well and good, except she refused to be nice in the future.
[Tigger] I agreed the future would be fine.
[Tigger] I said she owed me One Day of Niceness.
[Tigger] Which she then rejected.
[Tigger] And said some other things I'll not mention in public.
[Tigger] And I'd just like to add that, well, she is a witch, and evil as well, as you all know.
[Tigger] Thank you all for listening.
[Tigger] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Tigger
[Haengemie] Prue, you have 120 seconds to speak.
[Prue] I'm a business witch...
[Prue] I was trying to scare off a creditor with a little tough talk....
[Prue] but I'm telling you all here and now
[Prue] so that's that
[Prue] done deal
[Prue] by the way....
[Prue] anyone got bramble berries for sale?
[Prue] I am your humble servant
[Prue] thanks
[Prue] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Prue
[Haengemie] <standard jury verdict briefing>
[Bellafae] Bellafae hands Haengemie the jury's verdict.

   Votes innocent: 4
   Votes guilty: 0
   Votes frivolous: 0
   Abstaining: 0

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

  Court adjourned at 6:58 on 50 Spring, 535