I’m a hit man. No, I don’t get paid to murder people. Though some of my targets may kill themselves, I consider that collateral damage. My job is just to frustrate. I’ve been given a great assignment. I enjoy it.
Just last week I received a call from a bitter husband. “I heard about you from a friend,” he said. “I want to contract your services. My wife has been–”
“I don’t do business over the phone,” I said, interrupting him. “I’m sure you understand. We’ll meet at Sunrise Coffee, corner of Fourth and Figaro at eight tomorrow morning.”
A number of you good folks have seen and kindly commented on my most recent upload, "Better Ways to Die." I had been somewhat on the fence about putting it out there, as its theme is much darker than what I ordinarily do. While I think there's a good story in the trials of Atelani, I'm not sure that the lengthy slog through depression-land is worth it. I am also beginning to see that one of the things people appreciate about my little world of deer people is that it is largely untroubled by real evil. So I'm thinking I may back off of this for now and go back to more pleasant things. But what? Can any one suggest a good directi
I was tagged by bscruffy (https://www.deviantart.com/bscruffy) to do the Eight Character Facts meme for Tonuru of Tikati Village. Back in February, I submitted eight facts for Neitani, so this feels like a nice follow-up.
I won't tag anyone else this time unless you would like me to, in which case please let me know. It's always great to learn more about different OCs. Thanks bscruffy for your interest in mine! :-)
1. Ta-Ouataki Tonuru Tikati --Tribesman Tonuru of Tikati Village— is a typical young buck living in one of the largest and most prosperous among the Upland Villages. In the language of the Ouataki, his name literally means “Strong Deed,