Robert Quick

Robert Quick

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

265 stories, 10 challenges, 22 prompts, 336 comments, and 26 friends

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Where the -@!# did my muse go?

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

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Hearts of Darkness

“Yes, it is but passage through the Dark Kingdoms is always expensive, friend. Guaranteed safety is …

Published 2 months ago.

When Friends are not Friends

By the time Kharon showed up, there was virtually no sign of the camp at all. We didn't try to hide …

Published 2 months ago.

When Friends Have Already Met

I returned to the camp and let them know the good news. “Kharon agreed to help. He hates what the ne…

Published 2 months ago.

Vulture Chic Among Fiends

"Ah that's a real nice boon there, a standout miracle of blessings that any priest-liar's tongue wou…

Published 2 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Establishing a Connection

Jorge stretched out his legs until his joints popped. He sighed as he relieved pressure he hadn't co…

Published 2 months ago.

An Ill-fitting Mask

The mention of a hospital stabbed a spine-shaking spear of coldness through my middle. Gritting my t…

Published 2 months ago.

Murphy's Grasp

Two more minutes and she would be free. It had been fifty-eight minutes since Rosa had trapped herse…

Published 2 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Chosen of Harnepher

Jeremy knelt, his breath catching at the beauty. This find was proving to be an even greater treasur…

Published 2 months ago.

The Agony of Awakening

Light.

It was too hot.

Uncomfortable.

If I could just worm my way deeper into unconsciousness I w…

Published 2 months ago.

Sluggish

The girl took a step back from me, a hand creeping to her mouth.

“Umm, is that normal?” she asked, …

Published 2 months ago.

Re-evaluating Strangers

I couldn’t help but groan. Standing up had not been a good idea. Everything hurt.

“Do you know that…

Published 2 months ago.

Memory is like Water in Cupped Hands

An uncomfortable tingling ran across my shoulders and up the back of my neck; the sensation of insec…

Published 2 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Partners in Time

Each spadeful of dirt opened the earth a little further. It never seemed like much but it added up b…

Published 2 months ago.

Fractal Realities: A Drink in the Dark

Matthews woke up, head flat against his desk, arm curled around a bottle of apricot brandy. It was t…

Published 3 months ago.

Pinned Down

Everything was wrong. I didn't want to be Thomas Tinsley. He looked like a dope. It took effort not …

Published 3 months ago.

Robert Quick

Friends 26

ethelthefrog
HSAR
Jim Stitzel
August Rode
ElshaHawk LoA
Brebelles
slapdashmonuments
Fantasist
HS Wift
Abby
remembrancer
Jae
nuclearsubmarine
zxvasdf
THX0477
Andrman
wolframdioxide
In Nights Arms
Anorak
Emmyful
GradualUprising
Mighty-Joe Young LOA
PJ Returned
WhiteHat
Ary
Lampyris Noctiluca

Followers 21

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