Robert Quick

Robert Quick

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

122 stories, 10 challenges, 17 prompts, 207 comments, and 24 friends

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Where the -@!# did my muse go?

Writer, dreamer, knight, shackled by entertainment . . . and people.

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Shh, Part 18

“Well at least this place has a real bed. Stay comfortable, I'll be back.” Lenn said to Liv. He step…

Published 3 days ago.

Hunters

Sheriff Briggs eyed the man leaning against the dark Chevy. The pocket of tobacco in his lip had sta…

Published 4 days ago.

Shh, Part 17

Lenn paused at the bedroom door. “I rescued a cat on the way here, a scrawny black and white thing. …

Published 13 days ago.

Red Eyes: Street Thoughts

Lamar took a chocolate drumstick out of the waist high freezer and spun out the door, leading with h…

Published 14 days ago.

Chip chip chip

It's dark and the rats are eating my sleep. They feast on my lack growing fat and fearless. I've bee…

Published 16 days ago.

Shh, part 16

“You're shivering.” Liv said.

Lenn pulled away suddenly aware that his clothes, his side of the bed…

Published 1 month ago.

Shh, part 15

Lenn poured soup into the thermos lid that doubled as a cup. “I guess we'll start with broth first. …

Published 1 month ago.

Shh, part 14

Lenn hated the way her spasms, electrified her face in pain. “Oh my God, Liv.”

“It sounds worse tha…

Published 1 month ago.

Shh, part 13

The hallway wasn't long enough to break into a full run and Lenn barely registered the pictures of s…

Published 1 month ago.

Shh, part 12

Together they walked into the softly lit apartment. A half of dozen candles offered warm light and L…

Published 1 month ago.

Shh, part 11

“Come on, man. Just move. I'm not leaving the cat out here in the storm.” Lenn said. “There's no foo…

Published 2 months ago.

Shh, part 10

“My names Lennart Larsson. I'm looking for the occupant of 163 C.”

“Goddamnit, Lenny.” A disgusted …

Published 2 months ago.

Shh, part 9

Three-hundred twenty-three mind-numbing steps later, he had crossed the second street, and followed …

Published 2 months ago.

Shh, part 8

Lenn struggled against currents of howling wind and driving rain so strong they felt like the spirit…

Published 2 months ago.

Shh, part 7

There was no way Lenn could bring himself to stuff the cat into his backpack. Not only would it be u…

Published 2 months ago.

Robert Quick

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Fantasist
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PJ Returned
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In Nights Arms
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GradualUprising
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HS Wift
Anorak
WhiteHat

Followers 20

HSAR
ElshaHawk LoA
Jae
Escapist
Abby
Andrman
wolframdioxide
In Nights Arms
nuclearsubmarine
Anorak
HS Wift
rhubarb_j
slapdashmonuments
GradualUprising
Fantasist
PJ Returned
remembrancer
Jim Stitzel
August Rode
WhiteHat