They just got out of the swamp and already they are attacked by bandits. Likely the bandits were waiting for a merchant caravan to exit the swamp so they could steal all the silk. If they thought that three women would be easy pickings, they will soon be proven wrong - assuming the girls are able to take them down before they can close with their weapons. Dresses don't make very effective armor.
If the last panel seems strangely familiar, maybe this video will give you a clue: YouTube The poses are taken from the logo for the Charlie's Angels TV series (1976)
By George Ward
Penny the Precocious Puppy
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A strange creature crashes on an alien planet and begins eating everything in sight. The more he eats the bigger he grows, until he catches the attention of one of the local inhabitants, Penny the Precocious Puppy! Laugh at Penny's antics as she tries to outsmart the monster. How will she finally deal with it? The answer might surprise you.