She stood in her glory, breathing the cold air. She let her senses come alive, she was truly in her element, no matter the morals this is what she lived for; THE KILL. Leaves skittering in the darkness, her nose tingled with the tell-tale sign of coming snow. Her eyes scanned the glorious green landscape, the beautifully entwined driveway leading to the magnificent mansion. This was no easy mission as the occupant was no fool, he had wired the house up pretty good, making it impossible to enter without being detected… unless you were a skilled assassin named scorhn. Aptly named by her assassin father, she was bought up to be a killer. She inherited all his skills and followed quite easily in his footsteps. Standing at 6ft 10 she was well toned and agile, her black hair and eyes looked spectacular as well as haunting. She was a dark angel amongst the cruel shadows. She hid in the shadows, wearing her skin-tight leathers, she could feel the two glocks fitted snugly on either side of her ribs, they were her babies and she loved them. She swiftly went round the mansion using the trees as cover, scohrn found what she was looking for. Discreet line of bricks leading diagonally upwards towards the roof of the mansion, this part of the great house was in shadow, giving her a false sense of security. She climbed up effortlessly always keeping her eyes open. When she reached the top she swung her leg over rolling onto her stomach and laying low while she surveyed her surroundings. When she was satisfied she jumped up and headed for the door leading down, she made quick work of the lock, then ran down the stairs silently and as deadly as the killer she was. She had really done her homework this time, she’d been studying the target for months and knew his exact moves. After dinner the target spent at least an hour by himself in the study, and that’s where she was going to make the hit…..
*My submission for the Short Story Competition*
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