August Rode

August Rode

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

25 stories, 0 challenges, 0 prompts, 21 comments, and 10 friends

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Lost Things: Snare

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

Published 26 days ago.

Lost Things: Pandora

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

Published 31 days 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 1 month 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 4 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 7 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 8 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 8 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Meditation

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

Published 10 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 1 year ago.

Saint James Infirmary

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

Published 1 year 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 1 year ago.

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