Specter's Gamble

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic
Desmond is an assassin who is on the top of the list when it comes to his line of work. He is the one people would call in dire need to get rid of someone; he is one of the best. One night, however, Desmond meets his match...

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Specter's Gamble

Submitted: March 11, 2010

Desmond is an assassin who is on the top of the list when it comes to his line of work. He is the one people would call in dire need to get rid of someone; he is one of the best. One night, however, Desmond meets his match... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 11, 2010

- II - “If you work hard enough, Desmond, you might become one of the Guardians.” His Grandmother looked at him intently, her whi... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 11, 2010

- III - It was several hours later and Desmond felt like shit. He couldn’t find comfortable or at least, semi-comfortable position ... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 12, 2010

- IV - By the end of the first week of his imprisonment, Desmond was finally able to accept the fact that he is not going anywhere fo... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 12, 2010

- V - Desmond woke up with a muffled moan. He sat up, trying to calm down his wild heartbeat. Damn, those dreams again... He hated th... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 12, 2010

- VI - Gabriel came back three or four hours later, and Desmond just hemmed when he saw a hefty size bag on his shoulder. He didn’t... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 12, 2010

- VII -   Gabriel grabbed his bag and ripped it open. “You just had to say it...” he muttered while rummaging inside... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 13, 2010

- VIII -     “I didn’t even touch you,” Gabriel muttered when both of them were coherent enough to speak. ... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 13, 2010

- IX -   They smoked in silence for a while, and then Desmond asked suddenly: “How many people have you killed?” ... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 13, 2010

- X -   He never went back to the docks after that happened, and he would have the same occurring nightmare almost every nig... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 13, 2010

- XI -    It was almost eleven in the morning when he woke up. At first, he couldn’t figure out where he was, and the... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 13, 2010

- XII -   “Thank you,” Gabriel said and that made Desmond blink and look away from the dirty window finally. He look... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 13, 2010

- XIII -   He woke up several hours later because of someone’s strained moan. Desmond opened his eyes and stretched his ar... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 14, 2010

- XIV -   Desmond lay still on top of Gabriel, waiting for Rayhe to fall asleep. He knew it wouldn’t take long. He was rig... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 14, 2010

- XV - Today was a good day for Werner LeVoughn. It started with him waking up at seven in the morning, which usually wouldn’t be a... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 14, 2010

- XVI - It was ten-fifty, and Werner licked his lips absent-mindedly. He’s been sitting in his car for the last hour. He was so eag... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 14, 2010

- XVII - Desmond looked completely calm. Gabriel thought that he looked almost detached. “Help me to get him in the car,” he ... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 14, 2010

- XVIII - “You did what?!” Jason stared at him with wide eyes. Desmond shifted on his feet uncomfortably. It’s been seven y... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 14, 2010

- XIX -   It was a week later when he tapped Jason on the shoulder while the older man was reading a book. “Umm,” De... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 15, 2010

- XX -   Several days later, they came to realize that they were almost out of money. At first, Desmond just shrugged indiff... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 15, 2010

- XXI -   It was ten minutes to eight on Friday night, and they walked into the house behind the old Plaza. “I still c... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 17, 2010

- XXII -   He went into some tavern; he didn’t even notice the name of it. He ordered a drink, and after it arrived, he ju... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 17, 2010

- XXIII - Three days ago “It’s a miracle,” Desmond said as seriously as before. “Let’s go eat something, I am hungry.... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 17, 2010

- XIV -   Desmond rang the doorbell and tapped his foot on the welcome mat impatiently, waiting for the door to open. It fin... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 17, 2010

- XXV - “So far so good,” Desmond thought when Rayhe casually asked him whether he wanted a drink. Gabriel wasn’t as bad of an ... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 18, 2010

- XXVI - Sam stopped the car in front of Desmond’s apartment building and looked at the assassin silently, waiting for him to get o... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 18, 2010

- XXVII -    Alessandro could not believe his own eyes. He has heard that expression before, but it never made much sen... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 18, 2010

- XXVIII -   He sat in his car for almost two hours. Specter and the kid went inside the apartment and they haven’t left i... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 18, 2010

- XXIX -   When Desmond walked outside to let Sam in, he immediately noticed a black car parked across the narrow street. He... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 18, 2010

- XXX - After that evening, Sam started coming over every day. After a while, Desmond realized to his greatest amusement, that he a... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 18, 2010

- XXXI -   “Okay,” Desmond said twenty minutes later after the buffoon was securely attached to one of the chairs, his b... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 18, 2010

EPILOGUE  4 Months Later   “Next time when I say ‘I am driving,’ just give me the damn car keys,” Desmond s... Read Chapter

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