It was just after dark, Dyrdek Roujier walked out of
his apartment and headed down the hall towards the
lift that would take him to the vehicle bay. There
awaited his sub par landspeeder that he acquired
shortly after he arrived on Brentaal. He had been
contacted earlier in the week by messenger for some
crime lord named Enkido. Dyrdek wondered what job
this man had in store for him as he rode down in the
lift. He checked his belt making sure his blaster
was firmly holstered and ran through any possible
jobs this guy could want him to perform. He just
hoped it was not some silly wild goose chase in all
honesty. The doors on the lift opened slowly when it
reached the vehicle bay. This should not take long
Dyrdek thought as he made his way to the speeder.
Getting in, he sped out of the bay and onto the main
road and headed towards Enkido's estate. When he
arrived there he was fairly unimpressed with how it
looked. A steel gate and fence, a huge entryway
leading up to the large house that Enkido resided,
and guards pot marking the grounds. He was flagged
through and headed up into estate to meet his latest
Enkido smiled as he received confirmation that his
latest competitor had been eliminated. He
transmitted the agreed upon credits to the bounty
hunter that had carried out his handy work. He was
seated upon his throne like chair in an impressive
chamber that allowed him access to an array of
monitors covering every aspect of his estate. "Ah,"
he said quietly to himself as he noticed the next
bounty hunter on his contact list approach the main
entrance. With a casual flick of his wrist, he
activated the controls for the entrance's door
mechanism. There was a release of hydraulic pressure
as the door slid open, revealing a long corridor
that led to his supposed throne room, among other
places. His attention then drifted towards a datapad
on his desk, it contained a long list of names ...
an enemies list. "Which one is next?" he silently
asked himself as he awaited the bounty hunter's
Dyrdek stopped the speeder just in front of the main
entrance and watched the door open automatically.
"Another lazy old man it looks like," he said to
himself as he hopped out of the speeder and headed
up the main entry and through the arched doorway. He
only walked a few feet when the door shut behind
him, this making Dyrdek look back and whistle to
himself "Yep, rich old fart with nothing better to
do," he said again to himself as he made his way to
the room just beyond the hallway. Upon entering he
saw Enkido or at least who he thought was Enkido,
knowing that some of these crime lords have doubles
to make their business arrangements. He stopped only
a few feet from Enkido. "Dyrdek Roujier, meeting as
requested Mister Enkido," he said examining the man
and the things around him.
"I believe you know why you are here," Enkido said
to the bounty hunter, "There's no reason for any
long introductions, formalities, or courtesies." He
leaned back in his chair, once again studying the
datapad. "I need someone to disappear," he informed
him, "and I believe you're the right man for the
Dyrdek shifted a bit obviously annoyed by the mans
attitude, which was typical, as he was once known
for killing crime lords for annoying him. "I only
want the particulars for the job Enkido, and given
you have a good payment plan, I'll be more than
happy to make someone disappear for you," Dyrdek let
out a sly smile as he patted his blaster.
"Right here in Cormond there's a slicer who was
foolish enough to try to slice into my system,"
Enkido explained to the bounty hunter, "his name is
Prando. He frequents the local bars and likes to
advertise. You shouldn't have any problems locating
"What species is he?" Dyrdek asked this time with a
very serious look on his face.
"He's an Aqualish," Enkido answered, "you won't be
able to miss him."
Dyrdek pondered for a second then looked at Enkido,
staring into his eyes. "No interruptions, if I see
any of your men anywhere nearby I cancel the
contract and I send them back in body bags. This
goes my way, and I will be done before the end of
the night," Dyrdek crossed his arms and took a
breath, "now what is the prize for this mans death?"
"Five thousand credits," Enkido told him, "it is the
standard rate I pay."
"Agreed, good evening Enkido," Dyrdek turned and
walked out of the room heading to his speeder to
begin his search for Prando.
Prando was at a bar called Nino's, Dyrdek sat in a
booth only about four meters from him. It did not
take him long to find Prando, this was the first bar
Dyrdek entered since leaving Enkido's estate.
"Luck," he mustered quietly to himself as he watched
his target prance around. "Now's as good a time as
any," he thought as he stood up and walked over to
Prando and tapped him on the shoulder then walked
off opposite waving for Prando to follow him.
Foolishly, Prando followed the man who signaled him
outside of the bar. He assumed the man might be a
potential customer. He had been drinking ... heavily
... which only served to inflate his overconfident
Dyrdek led Prando over to his speeder where he
waited with his knife in hand. Dyrdek waited until
Prando was fairly close to launch his attack,
holding the knife pointing down in his hand he
leaped forward towards Prando grabbing his left
shoulder and pulling the knife into his neck hoping
to just kill him with one move.
Prando screamed in pain as the knife tore into his
throat, giving him a horrible wound that sent his
blood flowing profusely out of the wound and all
over his clothing. "Gaah," he cried out, as he threw
up a wild punch at the bounty hunter's torso with
his left hand, while his right attempted to cover
Dyrdek took the shallow punch from the injured
slicer and laughed at his futility. "You are barely
worth my time you know that," he scoffed as he moved
slightly away from Prando. Dyrdek examined the mess
that squabbled before him. He did not care that he
was out in the open this was an easy job and was
well worth the five thousand. He walked up behind
Prando and grabbed him again bringing the knife into
his throat this time to finish him off he hoped. He
knew severally injured men could get a burst of
energy at the last minute and he was ready for it.
The knife cut deeper into Prando's throat, and the
blood flow from the wound increased dramatically. It
was therefore no surprise that he quickly lost
consciousness and slumped down to the ground, the
wound continuing to bleed out.
Dyrdek stood over the motionless body and let out a
slight chuckle. "Barely worth the trouble," he
scoffed as he kicked the body. "Now what to do with
you? Perhaps I shall take you to Mister Enkido as a
present," he said to himself as he picked the body
up and dumped it in the back of his speeder. He
looked at the watch on his wrist and went into a
slight fit of laughter. "I took this job not even an
hour ago," he thought to himself as he sped towards