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The Assassin

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The Assassin It was dark, pouring with rain, yet he did not shiver. He was crouched in a small puddle, near an old wooden bridge; waiting. He wore a trench coat and a large pair of boots. A hood covered his head. Over his eyes was a pair of dark sunglasses. One would have thought it to be almost impossible for him to see, except this was no ordinary man. He could see perfectly well, and he knew precisely what had, would and was meant to happen. The time was getting near. A small car came slowly towards the bridge, but just before it changed gear, he pulled out something resembling a long and shiny piece of metal out of his trench coat. ...read more.


Climbing the tall fence would not have been a problem for him, but at the top was barbed wire. Not even he could climb the fence without damaging himself. He would have to wait. Crouched down again, he spotted the car. It was approaching the house. He put his hand inside the sleeve of his coat that contained his weapon, and slowly took it out. The fence gate opened as the car approached it, and he would soon have to follow the car soon after it passed though the gate, but not so soon as to be seen by the driver. The car slowly passed through the gate, and he followed it through as quietly as possible, in order not to be spotted. ...read more.


The thing that shocked him the most though was that there was not a camera in sight. Suddenly, bursting through the main entrance into the room was the man he had been following, holding a rifle with both arms. The two were of exactly the same appearance. They looked at each other straight in the eye. "Why are you surprised?" the man with the rifle spoke, "What need have I of surveillance? I am the assassin!" He fired, once. Killing the other instantly. The assassin quickly took the body, exchanged clothes with himself, and burnt it outside. Using the new weapon he had obtained, he blasted a hole into the fence and dashed towards the old wooden bridge. Near the bridge, he crouched in the exact way the man before had done. He soon heard the reverberation of a speeding car going down the 'lonely' road... Jason Tucker-Feltham 10F ...read more.

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