“He has refused his assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.
has endeavored to prevent the population of this planet; for
that purpose obstructing the migration of persons to and from Emoria,
and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.
“He has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary powers.
has made Judges dependent on his Will alone, for the tenure of their
offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries.
“He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil power.
protecting them, by a mock Trial, from punishment for any Murders which
they should commit on the Inhabitants of this planet:
“For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent:
“For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury:”
above are many of the unjust actions taken by King Jorrid of Emoria, as
written in the Emarotian Declaration of Independence, which was closely
based on that of America. Three of these actions in particular are
dealt with in Anthony Williamson’s part of the book: taxation,
obstruction of migration, and deprivation of trial by jury.
give specifics, because I don’t want to tell Anthony’s story here,
but these, particularly the trials, affected the people of Emarot very
much in a negative manner. And as King Jorrid was the instigator, the
conclusion can be drawn that he was an unjust ruler.
of the condition of Emarot is drawn from the condition of the American
colonies at the time of the American Revolution. And many of the actions
of King Jorrid are drawn from those of King George the third. The
American and Emarotian Declarations of Independence include lists of the
injustices practiced by their kings. These injustices are called the
The American Declaration
of Independence has 27 grievances, however, there were 28 grievances
proposed. This 28th grievance actually denounced the slave trade as a
vile institution, and criticized King George for opposing every act in
which they had tried to abolish it. In many places in the colonies it
was actually illegal to free slaves. Unfortunately, Georgia and South
Carolina refused to vote for independence if this anti-slavery grievance
remained and so it was omitted. But it shows that our Founders were
opposed to slavery and that they considered it to be an injustice to our