The master taught an important lesson to both the thief and the other students.
Mercy will out. And, even if you have been wronged, you’re no more important than your peers.
And along those lines, for anyone following the story. I spoke with my therapist about the utter lack of care from the psychiatric nurse practitioner I was sent to see. She's going to put me in contact with both the psychiatric referral group AND the state office which regulates complaints such as I have to make, and agrees that this woman is likely in need if much more supervision and training before ”treating” any more patients!