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24th Aug '16 9:20:33 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Dreams of Steel'', a novel in the BlackCompany series, the cult of Kina plays this role pretty explicitly. They believe that anyone they kill for the goddess Kina will go directly to paradise, so they make it their goal to kill as many as possible.

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* In ''Dreams of Steel'', a novel in the BlackCompany Literature/TheBlackCompany series, the cult of Kina plays this role pretty explicitly. They believe that anyone they kill for the goddess Kina will go directly to paradise, so they make it their goal to kill as many as possible.
16th Aug '16 6:54:46 AM DaveE
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** The DCU also has the Council of Spiders, a [[{{Motif}} spider-themed]] group of elite assassins that appear to be a subgroup of the League. Their membership includes poisoners, martial artists and a guy with [[MultiarmedAndDangerous six extra arms]]. He can ''[[GunsAkimbo oct]]-wield''.



* The DCU also has the Council of Spiders, a [[{{Motif}} spider-themed]] group of elite assassins. Their membership includes poisoners, martial artists and a guy with [[MultiarmedAndDangerous six extra arms]]. He can ''[[GunsAkimbo oct]]-wield''.
13th Aug '16 5:44:03 PM nombretomado
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* The Assassins' Guild of Ankh-Morpork, and especially its School, are greatly expanded upon in the ''{{Discworld}}'' fic written by A.A. Pessimal. Assassins who are barely there in the canon become [[AscendedExtra Ascended Extras]] and get full bios and [[Fanfic/NatureStudies stories to themselves]]; the workings of the School are currently being described in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10383608/1/The-Prospectus The Prospectus]]''.

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* The Assassins' Guild of Ankh-Morpork, and especially its School, are greatly expanded upon in the ''{{Discworld}}'' ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' fic written by A.A. Pessimal. Assassins who are barely there in the canon become [[AscendedExtra Ascended Extras]] and get full bios and [[Fanfic/NatureStudies stories to themselves]]; the workings of the School are currently being described in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10383608/1/The-Prospectus The Prospectus]]''.
9th Aug '16 11:15:30 PM PaulA
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* The Jhereg organization in the ''{{Dragaera}}'' books. Or at least one of their subgroups, the Right Hand.

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* The Jhereg organization in the ''{{Dragaera}}'' ''Literature/{{Dragaera}}'' books. Or at least one of their subgroups, the Right Hand.
7th Aug '16 12:44:15 PM nombretomado
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* The League of Assassins from {{the DCU}}.
* Marvel has the Assassins Guild. They were introduced in ''Gambit #''1 and mostly appear in the ComicBook/{{X-Men}}-related books. They've recently returned as antagonists of the ComicBook/ScarletSpider.

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* The League of Assassins from {{the DCU}}.
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* Marvel has the Assassins Guild. They were introduced in ''Gambit #''1 and mostly appear in the ComicBook/{{X-Men}}-related ComicBook/XMen-related books. They've recently returned as antagonists of the ComicBook/ScarletSpider.
31st Jul '16 8:18:14 PM LovePsychothefirst
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* The [[TheDreaded Scattered Bones]] of ''VideoGame/TalesofZestiria''. Infamous and have a catchphrase in "[[PreMortemOneLiner may these weary bones find peaceful rest]]". They also fall under the kind with morality, researching their targets and only killing those who they feel deserve it, aka AssholeVictims. [[spoiler: Considering they used to be the famous [[HiredGuns Windriders]] their morality makes sense. They also act as the Sparrowfeathers, a group of [[IntrepidMerchant Intrepid Merchants]] who aid [[TheHero Sorey]] and others more than once.]]

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* The [[TheDreaded Scattered Bones]] of ''VideoGame/TalesofZestiria''.''VideoGame/TalesOfZestiria''. Infamous and have a catchphrase in "[[PreMortemOneLiner may these weary bones find peaceful rest]]". They also fall under the kind with morality, researching their targets and only killing those who they feel deserve it, aka AssholeVictims. [[spoiler: Considering they used to be the famous [[HiredGuns Windriders]] their morality makes sense. They also act as the Sparrowfeathers, a group of [[IntrepidMerchant Intrepid Merchants]] who aid [[TheHero Sorey]] and others more than once.]]
31st Jul '16 8:17:30 PM LovePsychothefirst
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* The [[TheDreaded Scattered Bones]] of ''VideoGame/TalesofZestiria''. Infamous and have a catchphrase in "[[PreMortemOneLiner may these weary bones find peaceful rest]]". They also fall under the kind with morality, researching their targets and only killing those who they feel deserve it, aka AssholeVictims. [[spoiler: Considering they used to be the famous [[HiredGuns Windriders]] their morality makes sense. They also act as the Sparrowfeathers, a group of [[IntrepidMerchant Intrepid Merchants]] who aid [[TheHero Sorey]] and others more than once.]]
18th Jun '16 10:44:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/TheAssassinationBureau'', based on the unfinished novel ''The Assassination Bureau, Ltd.'' by JackLondon.

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* ''Film/TheAssassinationBureau'', based on the unfinished novel ''The Assassination Bureau, Ltd.'' by JackLondon.Creator/JackLondon.
8th Jun '16 5:04:04 AM WillBGood
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* ''Creator/DorothyL.Sayers'' wrote a story about a firm called [I]Smith & Smith, Removals[/I] that specialized in such matters. It was supposed to be part of a series, but she never wrote any more.
* ''Creator/AgathaChristie'''s ''Literature/ThePaleHorse'' had one of these.

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* ''Creator/DorothyL.Sayers'' Creator/DorothyLSayers wrote a story about a firm called [I]Smith "Smith & Smith, Removals[/I] Removals" that specialized in such matters. It was supposed to be part of a series, but she never wrote any more.
* ''Creator/AgathaChristie'''s Creator/AgathaChristie's ''Literature/ThePaleHorse'' had one of these.
4th Jun '16 4:09:12 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheExecutioner'' series by Don Pendleton. The Black Aces are elite Mafia hitmen under the control of the Five Families. Toward the end of Mack Bolan's war against the Mafia we discover they're not above manipulating the politics of the Mob for their own ends. Bolan also finds their reputation useful by pretending to be one himself.

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* ''TheExecutioner'' ''Literature/TheExecutioner'' series by Don Pendleton. The Black Aces are elite Mafia hitmen under the control of the Five Families. Toward the end of Mack Bolan's war against the Mafia we discover they're not above manipulating the politics of the Mob for their own ends. Bolan also finds their reputation useful by pretending to be one himself.
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