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He Needed Killing (A Short Story)

“Some people need killing. He needed killing.”

Photo by Mick Haupt on Unsplash

Editor’s note: This is a work of fiction, but contains details of extreme violence and adult situations.

“He dead?”

“I don’t know.”

“Well, he should be. He needed killing.”

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Hardboiled Haven is the refuge for anything and everything diverse, taking from the tradition of pulp magazines. It’s the haven for mysteries, thrillers, crime, horror and anything weird.

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Cliff Hightower

Cliff Hightower

Top writer. Scribbler, adventurer, thrill seeker and poet. Author of The White Phoenix and Canaan Mountain and an award-winning journalist.

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