“You’ve never slit someone’s throat before?”
I don’t know why she sounded so surprised.
“It’s not something I usually have on my list, no.” I replied, poking at my coffee cake.
“I’ve slit six." she said. "It’s rather unnerving at first, but once you’ve done it a couple times it’s not such a huge deal.”
I sucked my teeth and took a bite out of the cake. Raspberry. Not bad.
“So what do you do in your free time?” I asked.
“Jujitsu, mainly. I also have a training facility in my backyard for the weekends. You?"
“I like baseball.” I replied. “And gardening.”
She scoffed as she brought the coffee mug to her lips and slurped. “What’s so great about gardening?”
I took another bite out of the cake. “Poisons, mainly.”
3, 2, —
She had a brief expression of approval right before her head hit the table. I took another bite of cake before grabbing my coat and heading out the door.
Assassins should never go on blind dates.