Jim Stitzel

Jim Stitzel

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

97 stories, 4 challenges, 2 prompts, 370 comments, and 53 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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Weighted Question

One final question escapes her lips.

"WHO ARE YOU?" Her own voice is deafening, enhanced by the Wei…

Published 1 year ago.

Breaker

"But, Bearers are supposed to be heroes," she stammers, that note of confusion returning to her voic…

Published 1 year ago.

Bearers

She turns to face her assailant, who stares her down mere steps away in the alley, smug expression f…

Published 1 year ago.

Olivia

Olivia hits the ground with a sickening crunch, but she barely feels it. Her vision is swimming, her…

Published 1 year ago.

Weeping in the Willows

The child sits at the base of the tree, silently weeping. Her arms are crossed over her upraised kne…

Published 1 year ago.

My Defiance

It soared out of midnight, all gas envelope and aerosolized Nightmare, propelled by only God knows w…

Published 1 year ago.

Flames of the Fire

"Orthael!" she spat. "Protector of life, servant of the All-Consumer." Her voice dripped disdain. "S…

Published 1 year ago.

An Introduction and a Challenge

"I ask you again," Malika said. "Who be you, and how be it you come to be here, just at this very mo…

Published 1 year ago.

Of the Dark, Of the Light

Malika brought Morduth up so it pointed at the newcomer. Blue flame flared up bright and tall along …

Published 1 year ago.

Servants of Fire

Malika wiped away the tears from her eyes with the palm of one hand and gracefully rose to her feet,…

Published 1 year ago.

Inside the Perimeter

Grims pulled the corpse of the kid from the post, allowing it to flop to the ground. There was no di…

Published 1 year ago.

Uncomfortable Silence

Jimmy set his lunch down on the break table and plopped down in a chair, heaving a huge sigh.

"Man,…

Published 1 year ago.

Blood Rain

"There is blood in the rain," stated the Deep One, matter-of-factly. He stood at the deck railing, s…

Published 1 year ago.

Bargaining Post

The thing that spoke to me had the face of a dead god but used the voice of my father. I had known t…

Published 1 year ago.

Post-Deity, Post-Life

It closed its eyes and roared.

"Sacrilege! Blasphemy! Desecration! The Aldergods will destroy you u…

Published 1 year ago.

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HSAR
August Rode
ElshaHawk LoA
slapdashmonuments
aslargeasalone
Escapist
Robert Quick
RockPaperScissors
Abstract
Fantasist
HS Wift
Abby
Jae
Anorak
Kespan
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Mighty-Joe Young LOA
TheCheshireChris
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