From: Saravan Peacock (saravan@perth.DIALix.oz.au)
Date: Tue 15 Oct 1996 - 05:56:29 EEST
On taxes, Nick writes:
>Fortunate, eh? Luckily there's also a shortage of fully trained Sartarite
>warriors (since Boldhome, 1602), so those who survive are assured of job
>security under benign Imperial rule. And the "harsh" taxes are spent on
>educational projects, public works, and other things the old tribal kings
>could never be bothered with...
Also, the taxes (deliberately harsh to keep the Sartarites weak) beggar the
barbarian sods, so they'll have to cry poor and go to the Teelo Norri
poorhouses for food. Thus the taxes they supply go to provide them with
communal facilities which make them even more dependent upon Lunar rule...
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