Rance Kerrington is night security guard with a bad attitude and a habit for failure. He loathes his own existence, and wonders if he is destined to be a body forever. On a cold night, he encounters a mortally wounded stranger in an abandoned rail car. Rance helps the alluring man, but he later discovers that this stranger is a relentless professional killer, who is wanted for assassinating a star federal witness. Now permanently crippled, the deadly assassin finds that he can longer fulfill the physical obligations necessary for his work, and against his better judgment, the assassin choses Rance as his pupil. Rance is reborn to an intriguing life of training camps, explosives, and murder. He is seduced by money and expensive cars, until he discovers that there is a price to pay. Incent people get killed, and Rance struggles with his own morals. He finds himself stuck when walking away is t an option. Now he must pay the ultimate price when his own life is at stake.
Daniel Sink is a freelance writer and a poet. He works as a paramedic and lives in Kansas City with his wife, son, and two boxers.