"...John, from Greater Manchester, pleaded guilty at Manchester crown court to incitement to murder and perverting the course of justice.
He was given a three-year supervision order, banned from contacting Mark or using the internet without strict adult supervision.
Mark, who is also from a middle-class family in Greater Manchester, was given a two-year supervision order for attempted murder.
Judge David Maddison, the recorder of Manchester, said: "Skilled writers of fiction would struggle to conjure up a plot such as that which arises here. It's staggering to be dealing with a case that arises out of a 14-year-old boy's invention of false personalities, false relationships and events arranged for his own killing at the hands of a 16-year-old boy who he had met via an internet chatroom..." "
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