Yeah, it is strange.
Still, the 100gp fine was before our interaction. So the fact that the fines have continued to escalate might be relevant?
It seems clear the problem started because I went and talked to the jailor of my own free will. But... It's not like there are any warnings or locked doors between the outside and him.
Haven't paid the 400 fine, yet. Not sure there's a point, since I can't seem to reliably evade the guards...
Oh, it only seems to be the Market guards that bother me. Not the gate guards.
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
"Any sufficiently analyzed magic is indistinguishable from technology."