Quote Originally Posted by Fizban
Not to mess with how you put it, but I would also consider using it as an advance before the inevitables, if this can't get them to the trial then the ineveitables would go out and do the dirty work themselves, but that's just my style.
Well, except that many of them try to give a chance for you to come peacefully. I saw this as more of a creature who comes in when all diplomacy has failed to deliver the ultimatum in a swift in and out venture.