Well, they may not feel guilty, but it does have the effect of making them think twice next time before killing indescriminately, especially if the assailants prove to be no match for the PCs. Also, while they may not be upset by this revelation, the parents of the dead children certainly will, and I doubt they'll be too happy with PCs once they find this out.
Believable magic, like ordinary physicis, operates according to some invariable laws that always result in some kind of cost or "bounce back". The grater the magic, the more it should cost the character physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Ideas ( System ) | February 8, 2005 |