A glance around revealed the carnage: twenty guardsmen.
Their ability to inflict carnage will rise in the future.
During the fighting and carnage that followed Alexius hid in the palace, and finally, with one of his daughters, Irene, and such treasures as he could collect, got into a boat and escaped to Develton in Thrace, leaving his wife, his other daughters and his Empire to the victors.
For numbers and for carnage it was an Austerlitz or Dresden.
The law of which we are the instruments strives even through the, carnage to cure the wounds due to the law of war.