Goran Skirata

A mercenary yelled out, "Bartender, I'll have another!"

The droid quickly brought another drink to him.  He had been here for almost 6 hours drinking and gambling.  And of course it was on my tab.  I am, however, the newest member of the mercenary company, so I had to earn my keep until I actually went to combat.  I am the only one who is still sober.  Some of the spacers had been eyeing us for a few minutes.  One of them started walking towards us.

"Hey, scum, I bet I can kill you," he yells, drawing the attention of everyone in the bar.

"Is that so?  Well, in that case, I suppose we'll just have to see," I replied.

The droid rolled up and said, "Don't start anything in here, or I will call security."

"We aren't starting anything in here," I said.

"We'll take it outside.  Anyone who wants to bet, you should bet on me.  There's no way this trash will kill me."

I put on my helmet and walked outside, most of the patrons following.

"Alright, here's how we are gonna do this;  If you kill me, which is unlikely, you get everything I own.  And when I kill you, I get everything you own," said the spacer.  He is way too hot headed.

I coolly replied, "Sounds good to me."

We walked in opposite directions down the street.  When we stopped, we were 20 meters apart.

We drew our blasters at almost the same time.  He was surprised at that, and missed with his first shot.  I, however, did not.  His head exploded, and his corpse fell to the ground.

I casually walk over to his corpse, and stand over him.  I ask if anyone contests that it was not murder.  No one dares defy a Mandalorian in full battle armor.  I bent and took his blaster and credits, as well as the key-card to his ship.  His friends came forward, concerned.  The one I had killed was their captain, and with him dead, then they were out of a job.

"Well, maybe you should search for a new employer.  I will let you get your belongings off of my ship, but then I don't ever want to see you again."

"Okay, okay, follow us.  We will take you to the ship."

It is not the run down freighter I was expecting either, but a Capital freighter.  It has turbolasers, lasers, and missile launchers, not to mention armor and a military grade shield.

The End

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