Jim Stitzel

Jim Stitzel

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

131 stories, 5 challenges, 2 prompts, 408 comments, and 55 friends

Coffee beans earned: 5

I dabble a little in a lot of things — writing, webcomics, gaming, photography, web design, music, and more. I write code full-time and words in the gaps in between.

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Spark of Healing

The Archangel of Sparks.

Malika had heard of this, but she had never actually witnessed it. She had…

Published 39 hours ago.

Fire and Flame

Fire blossomed through her arm, and Malika sucked air between her teeth. Blood spilled onto the shee…

Published 2 days ago.

Lost Things: Fester and Rot

The old crone shuffled along the stacks of Building Ashrack, in no hurry to arrive at her destinatio…

Published 3 days ago.

Ice and the Fire

Malika's rise to consciousness was agonizing. She needed more sleep, but her shoulder was like ice. …

Published 3 days ago.

The Night Is Dark

Malika carried herself through the gateway to Triennell, as the holy man called it. To her it was si…

Published 3 days ago.

Sanctuary

Malika hesitated just a moment, then nodded. Dawn was beginning to break over the mountains on the h…

Published 4 days ago.

Room in a Bottle

"No one loves a clank at midnight."

The message was scrawled all over the room. The walls, the floo…

Published 10 days ago.

Healing Flame

Warmth spread through Malika like a breath of fresh air. She sucked air in sharply between her teeth…

Published 10 days ago.

Emotional Wounds

Malika tossed a glare at the Orthael. "Why?" she barked. "What has the All-mighty Flame ever done …

Published 18 days ago.

War Wounds

Malika pushed off from the ground, slowly rising to her feet. The pain in her shoulder FLASHED a hot…

Published 19 days ago.

Darkness Withdrawing

The cold in her shoulder withdrew. Malika hadn't even been aware of it until it was gone, but it eas…

Published 24 days ago.

Darkness Overwhelming

Mistress. Morduth's voice whispered into Malika's mind. It seemed distant, far away, echoing far b…

Published 24 days ago.

Beautiful Temptation

She walks through a crowded plaza, a beacon of sultry beauty. She is temptation incarnate, a temptre…

Published 30 days ago.

The Dead and the Living

The Lesser Dead in all their varieties watched as the swordmaiden passed, followed a moment later by…

Published 1 month ago.

Darkness Receding

Malika fled the village, passing scores of Lesser Dead as she did. Not one approached her, whether i…

Published 1 month ago.

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HSAR
aslargeasalone
August Rode
Fantasist
Abstract
slapdashmonuments
ElshaHawk LoA
RockPaperScissors
Abby
Robert Quick
Escapist
rhubarb_j
Mighty-Joe Young LOA
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