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assassination

The deliberate killing of a person, especially a public figure, either for hire or to advance a religious, ideological, political or military agenda.
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The first book, The Heart of an Assassin propels you into the life of an assassin hired by a feuding crime family.
Enhanced with eyewitness accounts from Islamic and Western sources, "The Ismaili Assassins: A History of Medieval Murder" by author and historian James Waterson explores the origins, actions and legacy of this notorious sect.
7 ASSASSIN'S CREED (2016) BASED on the popular computer game, Michael Fassbender (right) plays a career criminal who discovers his ancestor Aguilar de Nerha was a member of a 15th century Spanish group known as the Assassins.
The graphics and visuals as usual are spectacular but ACO takes it to a completely different level and feels like the Assassin's that this generation of console has been building towards for the last five years.
An addition to combat in Assassin's Creed Odyssey is activatable abilities.
Versions of the new "Assassin's Creed" will be released that same day for play on PlayStation 4 and Xbox Once consoles as well as personal computers on disks or as downloads.
"On 'Assassin's,' we had a game [in 2017] and we have one this year, but we are not going to have a full-fledged 'Assassin's' next year," Guillemot told (https://www.gamespot.com/articles/no-new-assassins-creed-coming-in-2019/1100-6461327/) GameSpot.
The most unusual feature of an assassin bug is their "beak," or mouth part.
Your ever so Irish rogue, Shay Assassin, but eventually becomes drawn into working with the Templars in a story that is surprisingly successful at exploring who gets to choose what 'the greater good' really is.
Shanker wrote: 'I played the first edition of Assassin's Creed the year I moved to Los Angeles to pursue my dream.
Ubisoft(R) announced that Assassin's Creed(R) The Ezio Collection will be available on November 17 for PlayStation(R)4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One.
But The Assassin is also a wuxia film by Hou Hsiao-hsien.