I took me a moment to realize what was happening. When I did I had a bit of a 'oh shit' moment. This is incredibly powerful, especially from the mage's perspective.
The woman running with her baby is especially powerful, at least to me. I'm a mother and I would do anything to protect my child. Putting myself in her shoes, I can imagine how terrified she must feel.
And in one image the extreme injustice of the mage's situation is perfectly pictured.(And this comes from a quasi-Templar supporter.
I see the fur pauldrons are an essential part of the moody rebel mage persona.
Desperate for survivor the mage uses blood magic
The one with the knife could very well be Anders. :(