The poor victim has no chance against the evil designs of the two murderers. The old man positively enjoys watching and helping his younger accomplice do the deed. The young man grins enthusiactically as he presses down his engraved knife on the victim's throat. The victim stares out at us pleading for help. His life is but moment's away from ending. The dynamic lighting, the violent movement of the victim, their expressions, the imminent moment of death, all factors which make this such an absorbing scene.