August Rode

August Rode

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

29 stories, 0 challenges, 0 prompts, 22 comments, and 10 friends

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One Last Look Around The House Before We Go

The last of the movers maneuvers the hand truck with the last of the boxes through the front door. I…

Published 16 days ago.

The Other Side of the Looking Glass

He is already there when she arrives, waiting for her on the other side of the glass, holding a red,…

Published 23 days ago.

The Wrong Season for Frogs

There aren't many frogs out and about now, being late autumn and all. By this point, most have alrea…

Published 28 days ago.

The Story

There are no sensory nerves in your brain; you cannot see, feel, smell, hear, or taste anything that…

Published 1 month ago.

Lost Things: Snare

It wasn't funny anymore. The first few times, maybe, but it had been several hours now and there was…

Published 2 months ago.

Lost Things: Pandora

The elevator doors opened. Pandora stepped onto the 52nd floor of the Pouthena Building. Pulling her…

Published 2 months ago.

Lost Things: Case 39

"What has been lost can be found at Building Grachkin, Floor 60, Row 95, Shelf 7, Case 39 between 9:…

Published 2 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Revision

He was tired. He'd read the same sentence four times and he was still stumbling across the words li…

Published 6 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Point of Inflection

In mathematics, a point of inflection is a point on a curve where the concavity of the curve changes…

Published 9 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Pride

Roger had been in the cradle of the marula tree's branches for three days.

Those three days hadn'…

Published 9 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Wait... Listen...

You can hear it in the still of the night if you're quiet and calm. Wait until the crickets and owls…

Published 9 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Meditation

Meditation didn't come naturally to him. Far too often, unwanted sensations and thoughts invaded his…

Published 11 months ago.

Fractal Realities: The Winner

He sat in his car, parked in front of a small white house in Podunk, Florida. He had never been here…

Published 1 year ago.

Fractal Realities: Maiden Voyage

Richard stood at the stern of the ship, looking longingly back toward England. He had really hoped t…

Published 1 year ago.

Fractal Realities: Again

How does this story start? It starts with the thought that my stories rarely lie down in the page in…

Published 1 year ago.

August Rode

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Mighty-Joe Young LOA
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Lampyris Noctiluca
Robert Quick
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