he is just a decoy the real assassin is not hiding from the building but at the fence His name will go down in history alongside such other notables as Brutus, John .. John lennon of 40years old shot times in new york december 8. Assassins is the description used to refer to a group of individuals of the medieval period known as Nizari Ismailis. Often enough described as a secret order led by a mysterious " Old Man of . The name " Assassin " is often said to derive from the Arabic word Hashishin or "users of hashish",(which can be used as a Rashid ad-Din Sinan · Disambiguation · Nizari Ismaili state · Assassins. In fact, the word ' assassin ' is said to have originated from this order. best seen in video games, most famously in the Assassin's Creed series.