The General looked down upon the enemy, and began to plan.
A full frontal direct assault? That wouldn’t work, too obvious, and running directly into the enemies’ defences like that would just lead to disaster.
Perhaps an attack from the rear? The ground would be favorable, but an enemy caught by surprise from behind tended to react with more chaos that was preferable.
Besieging was always an option, waiting it out, making sure their water supply got tainted, waiting for their defences to drop then striking.
Then she saw her desired target greeting a man passionately, and she moved on.