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.
This story has it all—suspense, sex, betrayal, revenge, and murder—in a mere fifty-three words!
Can you do the same?
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