Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible.
Only the game leader (as measured by the total value of groups in xir coalition) may be accused of microaggressions.
The game leader is determined by highest showing point total (not including followers currently disabled by microaggressions.) Thus the position of leader may change several times before the Reaction is finally over.
In the event of a tie, all players tied for first place are considered the leaders.
“Thermidorian Reaction” refers to the phase of the French Revolution in which the revolution turned against its leaders, ultimately having many of them beheaded.
“Terror is only justice…” is a quote from now-headless revolutionary leader Maximillian Robespierre.
Card icon is Le Rasoir National (a guillotine) with crossed axes and a red touque.