Cardinal Sin

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Since The Dark Calling finished up, I’ve been a bit lost when it comes to writing my weekly fiction post. Initially, I went back to flash fiction, opting for short, 100-word pieces, but I’ve also been itching to revisit one of my favorite characters. This week, I decided to do just that. I’m going at […]

Background

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Whereas most of the stories in The Assassin Diaries are more or less stand alones, this one picks up where the last one left off. (If you haven’t read ‘Cardinal Sin‘, I recommend getting on that before continuing.) I’m not sure how long this linked story will last–that is, how many back-to-back vignettes will follow […]

Karma

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This past week, I was talking to a friend about why I like this character. Part of my affinity for the unnamed assassin is that he has a moral code. It’s a fucked up moral code, but he has one and that makes him interesting to me. My friend remarked that the significance of this […]

Customer Service

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It’s time to (very briefly) revisit the nameless assassin. I haven’t written a story about him in a while, and this week’s prompt was a good match for his verbose nature. He does so like the sound of his own voice. Sadly, this story doesn’t really get at his overall character. If you’d like to […]

Fuck Mary Kill

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I heard someone reference the game “Fuck, Marry, Kill” this past week, and it immediately struck me as the basis of a story. After all, there’s a name in there. If you tease it out. When I started this, that’s all I had. A name. But it flowed right into The Assassin Diaries beautifully, even though […]