'Baldur's Gate II' Asked an Enduring, Troubling Question About Justice

Postscript is Cameron Kunzelman's weekly column about endings, apocalypses, deaths, bosses, and all sorts of other finalities.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/3kvndy/baldurs-gate-ii-asked-an-enduring-troubling-question-about-justice

Baldur’s Gate II is my favorite game. Nothing is just what it seems to be at first, and the writers did a fantastic job of “giving every monster life”. Looking back, it’s really weird that it works with the AD&D alignment system.