Assassination is the practice of dirks, whips, and bows to quickly kill or subdue another, known by those of the Syssin. Methods include poisoning, choking the life out of someone with a whip, binding an unconscious target, or lynching the enemy within their own city. An assassin can be spotted by the metal fangs they wear in place of their canines, a tool of which that inspires stories of terror across the land.