-Some of you (probably Malaina) might recognise members of three of the groups as heavies from the guild (though some aren't necessarily heavies and have other 'specialities').
-Yes, this is an opportunity for the others to walk into plaza.
-None, currently, some likely soon.
-5 groups ranging from 6-12 in number, a few with simple weapons- clubs and daggers but majority with swords-short and long. No ranged weapons other than daggers.
-No bystanders