I've always been facinated by the middle eastern notion that a man has an obligation to marry his widowed sister-in-law. So, maybe Roganvarth's brother dies in the same event or near the same time. And maybe Rana has a bunch of kids. And maybe Roganvarth comes from a clan that everyone else thinks is particularly backwards, so think him really old-fashioned to feel bound to marry the sister-in-law. That would keep Roganvarth blameless, allowing for interesting deployment of "Know Heortling Culture" and "Know Precedent" and "Know Obscure Myths" types of abilities, as well as Rhetoric, Persuade Anyone, etc.
And, since it is a difference between the laws of different clans, Broyan has to decide, which means political problems . . .
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