Jim Stitzel

Jim Stitzel

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

144 stories, 6 challenges, 3 prompts, 414 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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Grim Fury

Malika pushed forward into the village, her blade a blur of blue, flaming fury. It took several mome…

Published 1 year ago.

Grim Destruction

Malika took the creature's arms in two quick strokes, toying with the monster in an almost vindictiv…

Published 1 year ago.

Heart Block

The flow of energy was too much - for her and for me. It overwhelmed both our systems, the absence o…

Published 1 year ago.

Grim Determination

Moments later, Malika stepped from the forest and stopped at the top of the hill looking down over h…

Published 1 year ago.

Grim Satisfaction

Malika felt no joy at the destruction she had wrought, only a grim satisfaction. She had spent enoug…

Published 1 year ago.

Grim Focus

Malika pushed forward with single-minded focus. She would complete her task, with Orthael's help or …

Published 1 year ago.

Grim Purpose

Malika stalked away, caring little if the Orthael followed. She had no care for her own life anymore…

Published 1 year ago.

Cold Fire, Hot Fury

At last Malika leaned away from the stranger, shrugging off his embrace like a cloak. She wanted her…

Published 1 year ago.

An Accidental Homicide

Dear Diary,

I killed a man today. At least, I think I did. I was alone in the room one minute, an…

Published 1 year ago.

Burden's Release

"Who be you," Malika whispered once more, her head leaning still against the stranger's chest. "Orth…

Published 1 year ago.

Loopback

And three heartbeats later she was back.

"Impossible," I breathed, my voice barely audible. This sh…

Published 1 year ago.

Rain

It's been raining for two days straight, and I'm afraid to go out. I've seen what those torrents do …

Published 1 year ago.

Rebirth by Flame

Malika was suddenly overwhelmed by the cleansing intent and purity of Flame. It flowed through and o…

Published 1 year ago.

Unwelcome -- but Welcome

Harold skidded to a stop next to the girl, his mass and motion nearly carrying him over her. He stop…

Published 1 year ago.

Battle

With a thought, Carlotta's sword is in her hand instantly, both blades alight with yellow plasma. Sh…

Published 1 year ago.

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Followers 24

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
CaptainSam
Lampyris Noctiluca
ethelthefrog