Aaaand that's how Cheliax gets away every time. We're not a bad place if you're playing nice! Just look at all those dens of chaos and instability, would you prefer a rigorous, at times harshly so, regime of law and order, or a cesspool of madness where you can be certain of nothing? See? Easy choice, isn't it? Like all choices are, despite what those do-gooders might tell you.
we can play
all day long