*"single motion was wasted or needless; every move either to deal a killing blow, or block the feeble attacks that got near her.
And all the while, she was apologising: To the griffons she was swatting away like flies, she asked forgiveness; promised to visit their families and give comfort. Not a trace of mailce, hatred, or pleasure was in her killing.
Everyone with a weapon was killed. She only spared the wounded among us, and civilians.
--- A Griffon Soldier, recounting Leiutenant Fluttershy on the battlefield.