Personally, I think Death is just an average Joe / Joan taking care of business wherever business takes him / her. This piece probably should have been titled "Assassin," but from the perspective of the one who wrote it (my character in a roll-playing game) the Angle of Death had descended.
Yes Emmy, it was meant to give shivers. I'm glad I succeeded. Thank you.
Gentlemen, thank you for gracing my work with your responses. I hope we can all meet our respective ends with a smile on our faces and with the anticipation of a new journey.