A Dance with Dragons
The Dragon’s has two codes of law. One is for themselves and the other they use to govern mortals. On top of that each Archduke is allowed to alter and amend the “mortal” laws as suits them. Below are the most common crimes and the punishments that the City Watch enforce in Steelport. The Magistrates are people of some status who sit in courts and pass judgement. When more that one punishment is listed its up to the judge what punishment to exact.
Improper Speech to a Noble – Night in the Stocks, mild flogging.
Drunkenness – Night in the Stocks.
Prostitution – Not a crime.
Assault – Flogging.
Assault on the Watch – Heavy Flogging, imprisonment.
Theft – Flogging.
Rape – Flogging, castration.
Burglary – Medium to heavy flogging, indentured service, imprisonment.
Tax Evasion – Flogging, indentured service
Smuggling – Heavy Flogging, indentured service, imprisonment.
Major Theft – Heavy Flogging, indentured service, imprisonment.
Arson – Heavy Flogging, Hobbling, imprisonment,death by drowning.
Treason – Imprisonment, death by drowning.
Piracy/illegal Slavers – Death by Drowning.
Murder – Imprisonment, Death by Drowning