What about using the Burning Wheel system, or more accurate, a watered down Burning Wheel system (much like how MouseGuard plays)?

It is a simple system that relies heavily on storytelling which might benefit this type of game.

I am really interested in this, and would love to see more of it, sadly because I am a rather new played in any RPG, I am still a learner and don't have much knowledge to provide.

Also this: