He caught a glimpse of Rissa through the melee and wrestled the horse for control.
The man inches from her fired into the melee, along with the laser guns of several more.
At first he speaks with complacence of a melee, and reports that he and his men "agreed to charge" the enemy.
The attack was impeded at first by obstacles of ground, but in the melee the weight of the British troopers gradually broke up the enemy, and the charge of the 4th Dragoon Guards, delivered against the flank of the Russian mass, was decisive.
Eventually, and long after the imperial army had begun its retreat, the gallant schiltron was ridden down and annihilated by a charge of three thousand men-at-arms. Reginald was taken prisoner in the melee; and the prisoners also included two other counts, Ferdinand and William Longsword, twenty-five barons and over a hundred knights.