English Creative Writing Assignment

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English Creative Writing Assignment

The Assassin

He was lying there still and calm, oblivious to the rain pouring through the holes in the rusted roof.  The warehouse was abandoned many years ago, the air was thick with dust making it difficult to breathe; the smell was like burnt toast.   The disused machinery loomed out of the dark corners, covered in cobwebs ghostly images.  

The Assassin was unaware of his immediate surroundings, his mind focused on his mission.  His vantage point gave him a perfect line of fire.

A neglected road that was parallel to the decaying wasteland where homeless people built their makeshift homes lay between the Assassin, his targets hideout.

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He heard a rumble in the distance; it was coming closer by the second, as a car emerged from the night.

He was surprised by a car’s unusual presence on the decrepit road, what did this mean, was this to be his target?  

The car passed unnoticed by the cardboard city dwellers, it travelled down the road disappearing into the night, the cars lights looked like the savage eyes of a trained killer dog.

Still he waited; again he sighted his rifle, waiting for a sign to make his move.

Out of the darkness the rain began to fall ...

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