The judge in the middle concludes, "In punishment thereof, this court sentences you to a fine of twenty marks. Make sure you have no further contact with the evil arts."
When you return to your farm, you find it in ruins from neglect. Weeds choke your fields. Most of your animals are gone or dead.
Your parish priest writes a letter to your brother for you. He returns from Merkhalle with a loan from your cousin to pay the fine.
With hard work you might survive the winter.