Incidentally, that food thing could make for a great novel. Dust jacket reads: “An anonymous benefactor helps an African warlord seize control of all food entering his shithole of a country. But he fails to mention the price of power…” Faust meets Confessions of an Economic Hitman, dig?
Here’s another one that I’ve been mulling over: A man has such advanced empathy that he can basically read minds through body language and facial expressions. He has trouble holding people accountable for their actions because he is intimately familiar with their emotions, urges, and memories. This one is a character development-driven approach to justice and causality.
Feel free to take those. I might get to them eventually, but I’m not hopeful.