The officers and aristocrats quickly pack their luggage. The soldiers nearby
pick up on the actions and start to flee themselves.
Demoralized soldiers are difficult to handle. Even one panicking soldier running
away can trigger a stampede, it’s like an infectious disease.
“Let the soldiers escape! We just want the rebel aristocrats and the Imperial
Army leaders! Stay sharp!” Lieutenant General Simon
Following his order, the Kingdom Army soldiers concentrate on the carriages
attempting to escape. Most aristocrats are weak physically, excepting the rare ones
that are also serving in army positions. The fat nobles don’t move further than room to
room in their mansions, and when they do leave their mansion it’s on a carriage or
The Kingdom Army catches carriage after carriage of rebelling nobles.
An arrow is fired at someone who is running off on a horse. The back gate leads
to the main force of the Kingdom Army and the front gate is still closed, so the only open
gate is the side gate the Kingdom Army entered from. It’s too small for a carriage
to exit, and even horses would find it difficult since the gate is clogged with escaping
However, the Imperial Army leaders passed through the gate by riding their
horses on top of the fleeing soldiers.