Robert Quick

Robert Quick

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

272 stories, 10 challenges, 22 prompts, 366 comments, and 28 friends

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Where the -@!# did my muse go?

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

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Fractal Realities: Through the Door

I have a screen door that doesn't open. The sliding glass door sit between the kitchen and the backy…

Published 4 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Exposure Therapy

Roger had been in the cradle of the Marula tree's branches for three days. Muscles ached unevenly ac…

Published 4 months ago.

Fractal Realities: In the Face of the Wild

Vines and creepers covered every part of the bulkhead's interior. Sickly brown leaves, branches whos…

Published 4 months ago.

Fractal Realities: An Eclipsed Dawn

Dana gasped as Don rose up off the floor, power and presence radiating from him like light from a su…

Published 4 months ago.

Fractal Realities: The Other

Grosser looked away. Averting his eyes didn't help. It didn't stop Marnie from flinging his accusati…

Published 4 months ago.

When Water Kills

Not everything that falls from the sky is bad. Like Rain. Rain isn't bad. Usually. There is acid rai…

Published 4 months ago.

Fractal Realities: Inward Frontiers

Jim reached up, fingers searching for the next handhold in the sheer face of the cliff. Large patche…

Published 4 months ago.

Hearts of Darkness

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

Published 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 months ago.

Robert Quick

Friends 28

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
PrincessLapis
iLeftMyEgoInMyOtherPants

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