An example for my Fifty-Five Fiction C2 competition. Not by me!

"Careful, honey, it's loaded," he said, re-entering the bedroom.

Her back rested against the headboard. "This for your wife?"

"No. Too chancy. I'm hiring a professional."

"How about me?"

He smirked. "Cute. But who'd be dumb enough to hire a lady hit man?"

She wet her lips, sighting along the barrel.

"Your wife."

Jeff Whitmore

This story has it all—suspense, sex, betrayal, revenge, and murder—in a mere fifty-three words!

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