The Contract

by

James Oswald

 

Lars is the best. His word is his bond and once a contract has been accepted, it will be fulfilled. You cannot bribe him, you cannot hope to evade him. He is expensive, but then the best always is.

 


 

What is an Assassin if he is not loyal to his contract? Nothing. If you agree to take a contract, then switch sides just because you are offered more money, then pretty soon no one will offer you work at all. What is an Assassin if his identity is known to more than his most trusted and loyal servants?

 


 

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