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Art of the KillD&D Insider Article
Killing for a Living
by Robert J. Schwalb

The assassin has been a staple of D&D through every edition. With the feats and equipment in this article, your character can become a ruthless and deadly killer. Whether you use your skills for good or ill, “Art of the Kill” gives you the tools to make your character one of the elite.

Death is a grim trade for those not above using treachery and subterfuge to eliminate their prey. A dubious art to be sure, murder is efficacious in silencing the enemy, and thus it finds its masters in assassins, thieves, enforcers, and, of course, adventurers. Those who study the art are among the greatest killers in the world, second only to the shadowy true assassins.

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    About the Author

    Robert J. Schwalb contributed design to such books as the Forgotten Realms Player’s Guide, Draconomicon: Chromatic Dragons, Manual of the Planes, P2: Demon Queen’s Enclave, Martial Power, Player’s Handbook 2, Eberron Campaign Guide, Eberron Player’s Guide, Divine Power, Adventurer’s Vault 2, Draconomicon 2: Metallic Dragons, Primal Power, as well as numerous articles for D&D Insider. Robert lives in Tennessee.

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