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Slay it Forward

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The professional assassin known as By the Books crouches with his gloved finger on the trigger. A trickle of perspiration tickles the small of his back, but he ignores any urge to move or react. He’s waiting for his target to leave her townhouse and step out onto the sidewalk. When the woman makes her appearance, just as she’s done at this time every day this week, he squeezes the trigger. Through the scope he sees…

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