HSAR

HSAR

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

262 stories, 0 challenges, 0 prompts, 547 comments, and 16 friends

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This too shall pass.

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A Preservation of Mulberry

I finished the last line with a flourish, dropping the quill back into its pot and shuffling the pag…

Published 2 years ago.

Scorpion

Brass tinkled on the workshop floor. Beckton closed the bolt again, but didn't pop up for another sh…

Published 2 years ago.

How were we suppposed to know?

No amount of wishing would give us the time we wanted: we turned, at last, onto an avenue that was a…

Published 2 years ago.

Truth and Reconciliation

He was in the garden when I found him, sitting peacefully beside a gurgling stream.

Over the sights…

Published 2 years ago.

The Gaze of Silent Witnesses

Lieutenant Commander Morell watched twelve specks of white light streak away from the carrier. She t…

Published 2 years ago.

Petite Plutonium

Beckton leaned out sideways and pulled the gun into his shoulder in one movement. He placed a little…

Published 2 years ago.

An End of Things

We floated in the serene darkness of the south-eastern hydroponics dome. The plants were in their ni…

Published 2 years ago.

Teller-Ullam

Shrapnel pounded the heavy workbench and zinged its way overhead. Beckton popped up to assess the si…

Published 2 years ago.

Frenchman Flat

Beckton felt Newkirk slip a handful of bullets for the Springfield into his pocket.

"Were you expec…

Published 2 years ago.

X-Ray

An explosion echoed outside. The pair, seasoned veterans both, were in motion without a word. Beckto…

Published 2 years ago.

Helen of Bikini

Beckton smoked a cigarette himself while Newkirk scribbled down a long note for his factory chief.

Published 2 years ago.

Trinity

The professor drew deeply on his cigarette - the end burned brightly in the semi-darkness. Lost in t…

Published 2 years ago.

Tube Alloys

The ceiling lights cast yellow pools of light, but did little to keep the space from feeling gloomy …

Published 2 years ago.

Roads: Another Departure

I found it hard to sleep. Worries chased themselves around my head. What was I doing, leaving alone …

Published 2 years ago.

Roads: Far From Home

She was waiting for me the next morning, sitting at my table with a bowl of hot porridge and a packe…

Published 2 years ago.

HSAR

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BiC
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August Rode

Followers 19

Jim Stitzel
Fantasist
HS Wift
Abby
threelittlewords
Jae
anchorofh0p3
Robert Quick
aslargeasalone
Escapist
wolframdioxide
slapdashmonuments
ElshaHawk LoA
BiC
Anorak
GradualUprising
Mighty-Joe Young LOA
PJ Returned
August Rode