Governor, the Black Panthers in Oakland are threatening a blood bath.
Reagan: “If they want a blood bath they can have a blood bath.”
A fearful massacre, known in history as the blood bath, had taken place by order of the King.
And in general, all his proceedings had tended to put the Provinces into a "blood bath."
For days there had been vague but fearful expectations of a "blood bath," of street battles, rioting, and plunder.
They had heard of the blood bath and of many other acts of cruelty and had come to agree with Gustaf.