The person noiselessly walked into the big house trying to hear the smallest voice. As he walks through the dark corridor, he tries to assess the number of people in the house. On the far end of the corridor would be the room of the sole occupant of the house. The person had done his homework before coming here. He just hoped that his homework was perfect. The plan was trying not to wake up that occupant and get out just as he had come.
The corridor was dark and he made his way slowly around it. A few more steps and he would reach the room with the big cupboard. That is where all the cash was. If luck was on his side, he would be out in another 30 minutes. He found the door and pushing the handle opened the door slowly. The door was old and it opened with a creaking sound.
“Kaun? (Who is it?)” The female voice came from the room at the end of the corridor.
“Shit” He muttered under his breath.
The sound of sheets being pulled and slow tired steps could be heard from the room as the sound of feet made slowly to the door. He did not have a choice. Taking the gleaming knife from his pocket, he tiptoed to the door of the room waiting for the person on the other side to open the door.
She opened the door visibly upset to wake so late in the night. She thought she heard something like a door being opened somewhere in the house. She doubted anybody from her family would have come so early from the marriage.
She started walking down the corridor when the next thing she knew was a hand over her mouth, the shining knife and the swift motion with which it cut through her neck. She could have cried in pain had it not been the hand over her mouth. She went down slowly to look at the digital clock on the corridor. It said 3:05:35
She woke up in cold sweat. What a horrible dream? She touched her forehead to find beads of sweat. She wiped away the sweat with her hand.
“Just a dream” she smiled at herself.
She looked at the small digital alarm clock next to her bed. The time said 3:04:12. The next moment she froze.
She thought she heard the faint sound of a door being opened in the house.