Jim Stitzel

Jim Stitzel

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

80 stories, 3 challenges, 2 prompts, 338 comments, and 50 friends

Coffee beans earned: 5

I dabble a little in a lot of things — writing, webcomics, gaming, photography, web design, music, and more. I’m a full-time code-wrangler with far, far too much to do.

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Danger in the Dark

At some point the redolent scent of moisture reached our noses, clinging to the air around us. Soon,…

Published 18 days ago.

Companions in the Dark

We traveled again, the tunnel growing narrower and wider at sporadic intervals. At times we were abl…

Published 18 days ago.

Aid in the Dark

You were at my side in an instant, an angel of light and beauty so magnificent that even now I canno…

Published 31 days ago.

Wounded in the Dark

We spotted dozens of other traps as we progressed, avoiding each with ease. They were not well hidde…

Published 31 days ago.

Discernment in the Dark

The floor leveled out and opened up into a cavernous space. We held our lanterns aloft, as high abov…

Published 31 days ago.

Descending into the Dark

We set out again, following the same pathway we'd been on before. The floor beneath us continued to …

Published 1 month ago.

Comfort in the Dark

You reached out your injured arm, placing your hand on my shoulder while I wrapped and bound it. You…

Published 1 month ago.

Piercing the Dark

Our blades flashed in the dark, sparks of light from our lanterns flickering off our weapons. The th…

Published 1 month ago.

Traversing the Dark

We traveled like that for some time. Talking. Sharing. Laughing. It was always a joy to travel with …

Published 1 month ago.

Sharing the Dark

We found each other in the dark some time later. Or, rather, the semi-dark. A crack in part of the t…

Published 1 month ago.

Into the Dark

The Watchers tell me you departed some time ago, that you walked into the tunnel by yourself armed w…

Published 1 month ago.

A Horse - and a Gun

Dagron Max had been stranded only twice in his life. The first time, he returned carrying a gun. The…

Published 1 month ago.

Quoth the Raven

I laid on my back on the forest floor, the deadfall beneath me striving vainly to push me closer to …

Published 3 months ago.

Deck Tremor

Captain Adriana Milosovic felt the deck tremble beneath her feet. It was subtle, barely even there a…

Published 4 months ago.

Smoke and Metal

The Priest lifts the lid away from the box and sets it to the side. The smoke inside the box swirls …

Published 4 months ago.

Jim Stitzel

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Storykeeper
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GradualUprising
Anorak
DeerDairy
AdventuresAndSearches
dkscully
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A Gypsy Heart
Ary
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Followers 21

HSAR
aslargeasalone
August Rode
Fantasist
Abstract
slapdashmonuments
ElshaHawk LoA
RockPaperScissors
Abby
Robert Quick
Escapist
rhubarb_j
Mighty-Joe Young LOA
Tall glass of Kel
PJ Returned
DeerDairy
Anorak
HS Wift
Jae
Kespan
TheCheshireChris