Puddleby Court Log: 48 Summer, year 535 of The Ascendancy. 15:35

In the matter of Telan v Madkat, accused of “stealing of an axe.

Before the jurors: Spring, Babajaga, Commander Nate, Doctor X, Lanskar, Cd'd, Zorton, Ciric.

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>
[Telan] Telan paces in front of the jury.
[Telan] Madkat has stolen my axe...I am desperatly trying to raise money to fix my sunstone.
[Telan] Now, I want him to give it back...now...
[Telan] either that, or pay me the 579 we agreed one
[Telan] er on...
[Telan] Now, please, malkor, before the jury do some thing bad to you, I suggest you give it back after the case...
[Telan] doh
[Telan] Mad kat ;)
[Telan] Now, please, Madkat, before the jury do some thing bad to you, I suggest you give it back after the case...
[Haengemie] 10 seconds remaining, Please finish up, or say "done"...
[Telan] Sorry, I am half asleep today...
[Telan] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Telan
[Haengemie] Madkat, you have 90 seconds to speak.
[Madkat] I am guilty
[Madkat] i told him i would pay him and i didn`t max fine/time plz
[Madkat] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Madkat
[Haengemie] Telan, you have 120 seconds to speak.
[Telan] hmm
[Telan] Not much to say, but please, madkat, I trust the jury will wave a bad punishment if you will
[Telan] agree to return the axe after the trial...
[Telan] I now call to witness, wrath
[Telan] witness: wrath
[Haengemie] Thank you, Telan
[Haengemie] Wrath, please approach the witness railing, to the Northeast of the jury box. You have 15 seconds.
[Haengemie] Thank you, Wrath. You have been called to testify in this matter, please state the pertinant facts to the jury.
[Haengemie] Wrath, you have 120 seconds to speak.
[Wrath] I saw Madkat agree to the price, and then steal the axe
[Wrath] I saw Madkat agree to the price
[Wrath] He *specifically* agreed on the price of 579 coins
[Wrath] I then saw Telan sell the axe for 0 coins...
[Wrath] And Madkat quickly swiped the axe up
[Wrath] And took off, never paying Telan in full.
[Haengemie] 10 seconds remaining, Please finish up, or say "done"...
[Wrath] Done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Wrath
[Haengemie] Madkat, you have 120 seconds to speak.
[Madkat] 11/3/99 6:27:52p Merchant Escra says, "Now the person who wants to buy the axe for 1 coins should approach..."
[Madkat] 11/3/99 6:27:53p Merchant Escra says, "...and say "1"."
[Madkat] 11/3/99 6:27:54p Madkat says, "1"
[Madkat] 11/3/99 6:27:54p You bought a axe for 1.
[Madkat] 11/3/99 6:27:55p Merchant Escra puts 1 into the till.
[Madkat] chum i heard that where are you!?!
[Madkat] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Madkat
[Haengemie] <standard jury verdict briefing>
[Bellafae] Bellafae hands Haengemie the jury's verdict.

   Votes innocent: 1
   Votes guilty: 4
   Votes frivolous: 2
   Abstaining: 0

[Haengemie] Madkat this court finds you guilty, as accused.
[Haengemie] <standard jury sentence briefing>
[Haengemie] Jurors, you should take Madkat's record into account when deciding what sentence to recommend.
[Bellafae] Bellafae hands Haengemie the jury's sentencing recommendation.

   Total recommended jail time: 193 min
   Total recommended fine: 2500c
   Total jurors: 7
   Avg recommended jail/fine: 27 min/357c

[Haengemie] Madkat, you are hereby sentenced to spend 27 minutes in the Puddleby jail,
[Haengemie] and fined 357 coins.
[Haengemie] As you cannot afford to pay your fine, the clerk calculates the balance (353c) as additional jail-time of 46 minutes.
[Haengemie] Also, Clera will help you arrange a payment plan.
[Haengemie] Judge Haengemie bangs his gavel
[Haengemie] This court is adjourned.

Court adjourned at 16:51 on 48 Summer, 535