Kings and Bishops (The List): Chapter 1Kings and Bishops (The List): Chapter 13 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
I could feel the heavy briefcase in my hand. It looked just like an ordinary briefcase, and in fact, it was. Its content, though, that’s what was unordinary about it.
“Good morning, Mr. Quinn.”, the secretary greeted me.
I just nodded at her with a polite and actually quite charming smile. It’s not like I’m bragging about my looks, I’m not, the smile was meant to be charming. It was a distraction, so she wouldn’t notice that despite the warm weather, I was wearing gloves… I was also hoping she wouldn’t notice the slight outlines of the gun under my jacket, barely visible, but if a person knew it was there, they wouldn’t miss it.
Everyone was busy working, drinking coffee or just being too sleepy to do either of those things. It was seven a.m., we all were tired, bored and wanting to go back home, but everybody needs money. Therefore, they need a job, interesting, or in this case, not really. Some of my colleagu
Kings and Bishops (The List): Chapter 3Kings and Bishops (The List): Chapter 33 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
“…The motives are unknown for now, but a briefcase with money has been found on the crime scene. The amount is nearly 10,000 dollars. Again, we aren’t informed what this has to do with the murder…”
I felt Vic’s look upon me and looked up. His eyes were full with unanswered questions and pure curiosity, but I decided to hear what else they had to say first, in the news, and then answer to whatever he wanted to know. However, my attention was drawn back to the TV.
“…We also have information that there has been an accomplice. The criminal left the place with another man, identified as Victor Fuentes, thirty-years-old office worker in the same building. It is not confirmed if Fuentes has participated directly in the crime itself, but witnesses have seen him with Quinn earlier that day, too…”
“What?!” Vic jumped on his feet, shocked. “I’m the victim here! Why would they