Written by Mr. Mouseburger 15th Apr 2006
Kindly submitted by Kooshmeister
Kindly submitted by Mr. Briggs Inc.
James Arthur Cummings is a wealthy man who specializes in the import and export of stolen merchandise and has ties to the mob. Following a multitude of double-crosses, particularly of his Mafioso benefactor Tony Gallano's cousin Salvatore Mistretta, Cummings is on his cabin cruiser en route to Mexico when slobbish, plainclothes police officer, Mitchell, decides to drop in for a visit via a helicopter.
Cummings hides below decks while Mitchell dukes it out with his butler Benton, but after Mitchell kills Benton, Cummings attempts to make a deal with Mitchell. Or so he says. He offers to split some of the stolen heroin with Mitchell, throwing it and his pistol out onto the deck as a show of good faith. However, what Mitchell does not know - or, at least, what Cummings thinks Mitchell does not know - is that Cummings actually has a second pistol concealed behind his back.
Cummings ventures out on deck with the spare pistol, not suspecting that Mitchell is standing on a higher deck above him with Benton's assault rifle, and can therefore see the poorly hidden gun behind Cummings' back. Mitchell waits until Cummings turns and looks up at him, and then lets him have it. A single shot from the rifle plants a bullet right in Cummings' forehead, ending his life.