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"The Assassin".

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"The Assassin" He waits, prowling and smoking a cigarette in the gloomy room. The house is deserted apart from rodents scuttling along the grimy skirting boards. A tarnished car passes the house yet he is focused on one thing, the accommodation across the street. The street is watery. The strong rain assaulting down like the bullets from a machine gun. This does not disconcert him as he raises his rifle stirring down the sight with his cold grey eyes, looking at the apartment again. The apartment is vivid in bright daylight. However due to the rain it becomes dull in colour. ...read more.


The bumper on the burgundy car seems to be destroyed as it bashes the floor as the car traveled along the drive. An elderly man dressed elegantly in a suit holds a tattered newspaper above his head to avoid the rain. However the assassin is waiting, with his rifle loaded and ready to do the job he had been sent to do. The assassin delays his shot as he is aware that his victim has to get his briefcase from the backseat of his battered car. The man opens the rusted door and takes the brief case and puts it underneath his arm. ...read more.


The man lies on the floor in a puddle of blood which becomes watery due to the rain poring down and bouncing of the elderly mans body as if he were waterproof. The assassin collects his belongings making sure there is no trace of him being present in the house. He picks up the cigarette ends from around the window were he had been perched. He places everything into a brown bag that he carries downstairs. He leaves the house as it was like before. The assassin checks for cars along the road. It has been unused for a while. He crosses the street being careful not to tread in the muddy puddles that will leave his footprints. He walks slowly and seems unflustered by the events. He strolls to his car parked several blocks away. Patrick Carroll 1 ...read more.

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