The foes close to 100', within medium range for their crossbows...and let their bolts fly.
Eight quarrels rip towards the PCs...
[random roll to see who is targeted. Roll is targeting...9, 4, 2, 6, 5, 6, 11, 11]
A bolt at Man-at-arms #3....19! A hit for 5 damage! He goes down with a bolt to the chest!
Another shot at Milton...2! A Miss!
Alexander gets hit for 1 damage! [roll=19] Alexander is hanging in there with 1 HP remaining!
Man-at-arms #1 is targeted....10! A Miss!
Sep, the villager is hit hard! [20! roll damage twice...for a total of 7!] Sep falls to his knees, blood pouring from his side..."Please save my daughter, young knight!" He closes his eyes to awake nevermore.
Man-at-arms #1 takes another bolt...19! For 4 points of damage! Corporal Brennan falls with a bolt in his neck.
The last two bolts are fired at Man-at-arms #6. One bolt misses...the other hits for 1 damage!
This was a deadly volley for the PCs...three good men down...and others badly injured!
Aldderan fires his shortbow twice...[5 and 3...both miss!]
Alexander shots twice with his shortbow...[14 and 15 both hit!] Two of the enemy crossbowmen fall!
Frederick fires his longbow twice...[11 and 18...both hit!] One man down, one injured [5 and 1 dmg]
Milton gets off two quick shots...[16 and 1...hit and miss!] [Injured one man for 4 hp]
4 crossbows fire....[10, 18, 19, 18....four hits!] [4, 3, 5, 5 dmg] Three more men fall, one injured.
The PCs return fire and kill 6 of the enemy! Two crossbows remain and three spear and shield men, one dog handler with a large mastiff.
What are your actions!
Aldarren, R1, AC14, HP 11/16, ST14, battle ax and shortbow
Alexander, F1, AC15, HP 1/8, ST14, bastard sword and shortbow
Frederick, Monk1, AC11, HP 7/7, ST15, pole arm and longbow
Milton, T1, AC14, HP 2/5, ST15, bastard sword and shortbow.
Sep, the villager, AC10, HD1, HP 4 DEAD!
6 Men-at-arms, AC14, HD1, HP 5/5, ST17, sword, light crossbow, ring mail, and shield [1=Man at Arms HP 3/5 DEAD, 2=Man at Arms HP 4/5, 3=Man at Arms 5/5 DEAD, 4=Man at Arms 5/5, 5=Man at Arms 5/5