"Scarcely had they completed their retreat when the knights who had crushed Ridwan returned, carrying macabre trophies from the battle. The inhabitants of Antioch soon heard great guffaws of laughter, followed by muffled whistles. Then the fearfully mutilated severed heads of the Aleppans, hurled by catapults, began to rain down. A deathly silence gripped the city."
...Aaaand this is why I love history- it's the epic story that precedes all other epic stories, and it's all the more powerful once you realize that it's real. Sure, there's a severe dearth of sandworms and fell-beasts, but the crusaders could take on the orcish hordes anyday.