I wonder what this is meant to accomplish. I suppose they’re neither of them supposed to be bleeding so it is a problem.
Is it a point of order in the dueling regulations?
Is Horatio trying to intervene to help Hamlet?
Do either of the fighters look like they want to keep fighting? I mean – moments ago, Hamlet seemed to want to keep going. Is Horatio trying to stop Hamlet from proceeding? Is he somehow the medic of the duel?