August Rode

August Rode

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

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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 8 days ago.

Fractal Realities: Pride

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

Those three days hadn'…

Published 15 days 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 16 days ago.

Fractal Realities: Meditation

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

Published 2 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 3 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Maiden Voyage

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

Published 4 months 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 4 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Reflections

I keep only one mirror in the house and I'm not entirely sure why. I should have destroyed it when I…

Published 4 months ago.

Fractal Realities: God of War

Being held was a new experience for Ares and he didn't like it much. At some deep level, he understo…

Published 4 months ago.

Saint James Infirmary

Superficially, the last evening we were together had started out well but I sensed something of a di…

Published 4 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Endgame

I knew what the endgame amounted to. What I didn't know was precisely when the endgame was going to …

Published 4 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Perhaps

He could feel her tenuous caress across his skin, cool and teasing. He turned slowly but never saw h…

Published 4 months ago.

Fractal Realities: January

He gently shook his canteen and judged that the water might last until perhaps sundown. If he didn't…

Published 5 months ago.

Fractal Realities: The Arena

As the finely honed edge of his opponent's weapon sliced the air where his head had been a mere frac…

Published 5 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Slaughterhouse Eight

He absolutely hated this job. No matter how loud he turned his music up, the sound of metal on meta…

Published 5 months ago.

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