Robert Quick

Robert Quick

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

301 stories, 10 challenges, 23 prompts, 419 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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Shh, part 5

He thumbed the keys upward so that they sprouted beyond his knuckles like metal spikes. Should he re…

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 4

The wind gusted this way and that, sweeping the rain away before slamming it back at Lenn in huge we…

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 3

His shoes and pants were soaked. Cold, they stuck to clung to him like a heavy second skin. As he tu…

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 2

Someone screamed. Lenn paused for a moment. It was difficult to tell with the whine of the siren and…

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 1

Threading through the streets, past storefronts that still had power, Lenn kept one hand on his wall…

Published 2 years ago.

Dying is not Dead

In my absences, the wreathes had dried out and disintegrated into sticks, fragments of leaf and brok…

Published 2 years ago.

Familyzoned

Ken tapped the bottom of his beer bottle against the table. It made the satisfyingly hard knock that…

Published 2 years ago.

These Long Nights: The Beast

Max paced the room. His encounter with the doctor hadn't gone as well as he'd hoped and he was keyed…

Published 2 years ago.

Deprioritizing Friendship

“Hey, you going on Friday?”

Darceline finished replying to the message on her phone and looked up. …

Published 2 years ago.

These Long Nights: Closing Court

As Max watched the doctor retrieve the metal crutches and struggled to push himself erect, he was st…

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These Long Nights: Applied Authority

“I'll have the files brought here. You can sleep in the ah guest room at the of the hall. I hope tha…

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The Long Cold Dark

In the dark, the falling snow outside looked like ash. The flurries that spun around the ruddy pollu…

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Haunted

The house on the hill looked like an aged porn star. Enough work had been done to make it superficia…

Published 2 years ago.

Trinity: Separate Corners

I hate running. The thought wasn't mine. Or at least it wasn't solely mine. The walls in my mind d…

Published 2 years ago.

The Devil's Motto

"No it's not. My motto is Pride First." Lucifer replied, taking a drag on his cigarette. "No one

Published 2 years ago.

Robert Quick

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Fantasist
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Andrman
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In Nights Arms
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GradualUprising
nuclearsubmarine
HS Wift
Anorak
WhiteHat
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August Rode
iLeftMyEgoInMyOtherPants
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Five Cacti in a Trench Coat

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