* JerkassWoobie: Alex. He's such an insufferable self-righteous prig that the TraumaCongaLine he endures seems almost like a justifiable BreakTheHaughty. Only after the character has won our sympathy with his troubles do we learn some of the things his "Churches United for Decency" stand for...
* WeirdAlEffect: The title is a ShoutOut to ''Jurgen, A Comedy Of Justice'' by Creator/JamesBranchCabell, one of Heinlein's favorite authors.
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