Robert Quick

Robert Quick

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

333 stories, 10 challenges, 23 prompts, 440 comments, and 32 friends

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Where the -@!# did my muse go?

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

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Creeping Doubt

I wonder if I'm unwanted. Am I the problem? I've always tried to make things better but I feel like …

Published 2 years ago.

Kaiju World: Earth - The Beginning

Streaking down from the heavens, long tailed comets signaled the end of everything. Tears of blazing…

Published 2 years ago.

The First War of Power, pt 2

A man placed his hand on the woman's shoulder and asked, “Where is Mhum-Ma?”

The leader of the left…

Published 2 years ago.

The First War of Power, pt 1

The two sides met, one coming from stone huts and arbitrary rules, the other from ravaged forests, a…

Published 2 years ago.

Acceptance

Jennifer waited expectantly for an answer while staring at her phone. Her mum had warned her about t…

Published 2 years ago.

The Decline and Fall of the New Roman Empire

I feel like I am a single cell in some great dying beast. It thrashes and the earth bleeds thickly, …

Published 2 years ago.

On Music

There are times when music reaches me. I'm open to it, vulnerable to a melody, a drum beat, or even …

Published 2 years ago.

Waking Up

The music grew louder as the pattern repeated. Drawing Adrian across the boundary that separated sle…

Published 2 years ago.

Great Expectations

Responder pruned, collapsing in on itself, shrinking down like bacon in a frying pan. I knew from th…

Published 2 years ago.

Inside Pete's Skin

Peter's skin itched as if people were watching him. He knew that he was alone in his apartment but t…

Published 2 years ago.

Mythos

There is something not quite right with the world. It teems with chaos, madness, and sudden death. W…

Published 2 years ago.

Her Name was Nia Wilson

A girl was murdered yesterday. She was black. Some people say that skin color didn't matter. I belie…

Published 2 years ago.

Stray Words

“Wicked are the men who dream and do nothing!”

The voice rang out above the early morning din of th…

Published 2 years ago.

Reclamation: Interlude I

Emmex kept her eyes up and her the focus of her hearing behind her. The sirens had stopped but that …

Published 2 years ago.

Under the Broken Sky

Klaxons. Klaxons everywhere. Truly this was it.

The building convulsed. It wasn't supposed to be li…

Published 2 years ago.

Robert Quick

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In Nights Arms
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GradualUprising
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HS Wift
Anorak
WhiteHat
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Followers 22

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
Lampyris Noctiluca
ethelthefrog