Daniel's Fund Ethics Initiative - High School Program

Kellan's Story

Following Laws and Regulations
Complying with the Spirit and Intent of Laws and Regulations
Discussion Guide
  • What was your favorite part of the game? What was your least favorite part?
  • Which scene stuck with you the most?
  • Did Kellan’s story remind you of something that you've seen in real life? What was similar? What was different?
  • How did playing Kellan’s story impact your mood?
  • Who in this story followed the law? Did they follow the letter of the law, or the spirit of the law? How do these differ from each other?
  • Who supported Kellan during his legal troubles? What would have happened to him if he lacked their support?
  • Would being assigned a different public defender or judge change Kellan’s outcome? Why or why not?
  • Were you satisfied with Kellan’s outcome? Why or why not?
  • How would your community have reacted to Kellan's decisions? Would this change his outcome?
  • Play through the story again. Did Kellan’s experience change based on his new decisions? Which play through had the better outcome?