Third Estate Storms the Bastille

Author- John Ainslie July 14, 1789

They just broke into the Bastille. The violence is very high and people are being murdered by the relentless crowd! Hundreds of men and women from the third estate are rushing into the Bastille and are coming out with gunpowder and weapon! What will they do with these weapons? Will they kill us all? They have mounted a man's head on a pike! They mostly seem to be out of the Bastille now. but they are doing something very strange. It seems they are tearing the Bastille done by hand, stone by stone. This is utterly terrifying! They might go after us nobles and kill or harm us next! what if they attack the Palace itself and kill the king?