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I had really hoped it wouldn't come to this.
Of course, I knew I had to have a back-up plan, in case things didn't go quite as I planned (which isn't often), but I really thought I had this one sussed out. Sherlock Holmes sees through everyone and everything, right. But that psychopath had an ace-in-the-hole that most sane people wouldn't even consider. He'd been out to break me from the start, burn me, as he'd gloat, but I never thought for a moment he'd go this absurdly far.
The demented Irishman lay flat-out at my feet, arms open, face twisted in a most disturbingly haggard grin, a thick stream of blood pooling from the back of his head and staining the cold cement of the rooftop. It all happened so damn quickly after he took a hold of me in that bizarre handshake, and I barely had time to register what he was doing before he fell to the ground with that awful gunshot. The lunacy was still in his eyes as he lay there now, the pupils w