As noted, the sword is a very short ranged weapon, which poses a great risk to the player. If an enemy makes a sudden turn, which the knights do very often, they can easily hit the player before he/she has a chance to remove the enemy with the sword.
So as an alternative, we will also create a long range weapon that is much safer to use.
We will create a bow and arrow. This will consist of two separate sprites. We will draw these sprites ourselves.