Originally Posted by ObsiWan
I disagree. This "bounty" is akin to doing an extra credit project like when we were in school. You can take up the challenge and go for the extra credit or you can choose not to.
This bounty thing wasn't an "order" it was an "offer". The players could take it or leave it on the table. Their call.
And from what I have read about the bounty, the players put up money for the pool. So if they put money into the pool, they are culpable.