True Professional

100 words about employing a hitman
photo by Louise for week 56 of FFfAW

‘Write everything down: how, where and when. Include the address and photos.’

‘You told me already. It’s all here.’

‘He’ll meet you at the castle, Sunday at three. Up the stairs, through the three arches. He’ll be waiting on the platform.’

‘And then?’

‘You hand over the money and your notes. Then you tell him what you want him to do.’

‘But I’ve written it all down.’

‘You tell him. He needs to be convinced you mean it.’

‘I don’t understand.’

‘He’s a professional. He won’t accept the job unless you really want to order a hit on your husband.’

41 thoughts on “True Professional

  1. Definitely chilling! So many other people interpreted the retreating person as sad, but you saw him as sinister — and now that I read your story, I totally see that too.

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    1. Thank you. I don’t know if she will… The man reminded me of Maseo from Arrow for some reason, so I couldn’t think past assassin/hitman …

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