The Reluctant Assassin – Flashing Swords Magazine, 2008
A mysterious blackmailer forces the Black Raven into working as their assassin. Ahren must play along, while trying to uncover his employer’s identity.
The Reluctant Assassin was the second appearance of The Black Raven. It was the featured story for Flashing Swords #11.
This story also appears in my Black Raven collection: MOUNTAIN OF DAGGERS
Interior art. This is my favorite picture of Ahren (The Black Raven)
Illustrated by Johnney Perkins
Johnney’s cover art.