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Wat Tyler’s Money Sack
Wat Tyler's Money Sack.png

Origin

Wat Tyler

Type

Money Sack

Effects

Makes people follow the user

Downsides

Prolonged use can make the afflicted unable to break free of the user’s control

Activation

Holding

Collected by

Warehouse 9

Section

Sun Tzu-28D

Aisle

28D-01A

Shelf

90518-3692-110

Date of Collection

1565

[Source]


Origins

Wat Tyler was a peasant who instigated a rebellion against the British government’s taxing policy in 1381. It made the amount of tax the same for everyone no matter their income, to the displeasure of the peasants. Even more, they also demanded universal freedom for their economic and social class. A fellow rebel, priest John Ball, believed the same and helped Tyler organize the riot. They formed a mob, attacking legal establishments and opening up prisons on their way to London. When he reached the king, he asked for rights and he would then obey all laws. As the story goes, someone insulted Tyler, which prompted him to attack with his dagger. He was stabbed and then beheaded, which ended the revolution.

Effects

The money sack lets the the holder control large amounts of people. Giving an order or tasking specific people to perform tasks will be followed without protest. Those affected can still function in day to day life and will only follow the user's commands when asked. Overuse can cause them to basically become instilled with the user's prejudices, forming mobs and inciting riots if enough are provoked.

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