The Assassin

The night air was chilly against the man's dark face as he waited patiently outside the massive gates leading to the mansion. His heavy, black, unkempt beard and long, curly, black uncombed hair could not even keep him warm tonight, as he shifted his large frame from foot to foot in an effort to keep warm. Crisp with the oncoming snow, the air filled his lungs, making it hard for him to breathe. He was a heavy smoker after all. Yet in the darkness of this evening, no cigarette burned. He knew his habit could lead to his arrest, were the cigarette butts ever found.
Not smoking was definitely not improving his nerves this evening. Usually completely calm and frighteningly efficient, ...

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surrounding the gate. He could not be seen.
The man pulled the picture from his black trench coat's pocket, making sure he knew every feature of the woman's face. Killing the wrong person would be a disastrous mistake for a hired assassin, he thought to himself. The woman in the photograph was beautiful: she was white, very shapely with bright green eyes, and long blonde hair. Elegance was her profession, judging from the casual way she wore the diamonds and emeralds around her neck in the image. The man wondered why his client would ever want to harm such a beautiful woman, but such thoughts were useless. Through his career, the man had learned not to question his clients. Firstly, the customers always had their reasons. Secondly, the more he knew, the more difficult it was not to become emotionally involved with the situation, which was definitely a bad road to take as a hired killer.
The man's thoughts drifted back to the night he took this job, or rather, to the ...

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if you do, I most certainly don't. So sit."
The wealthy man paused, glancing at the soiled chair in front of him. He was already smelling of foul liqueurs and stale cigarettes, and did not wish to further lengthen his stay in this horrible place. The man before him hardly looked to be a professional assassin. His unkempt appearance and obvious lack of culture suggested he was more of a vagrant than a professional.
"I would rather not sit, thank you." The man bent down at the waist, needing to whisper to the unkempt man, but not wanting to soil his coat. "I require your...ah...expertise in a matter. Inside this envelope, you will find all the information you require. A recent ...

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