[LMB] OT: Dangerous manufacturing
proto at panix.com
Sun Jul 8 22:59:27 BST 2018
> On Jul 8, 2018, at 3:59 PM, Tony Zbaraschuk <tonyz at eskimo.com> wrote:
> To be fair, one of the reasons for not assassinating surrendered rulers is
> that it will make future tyrants more determined to fight all the way to
> the bitter end if they're just going to be executed anyway.
> Tony Z
But Aral could not or would not take that into account. Vordarian and high ranking subordinates
had to die and they knew it. IIRC there was one rebellious Count who suicided rather than surrender
and the rest of his forces surrendered.
If you surrender whilst there is still fight in your position, you are more likely to live. Vordarian refused even
after he was captured so he is not perhaps the best example.
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