Robert Quick

Robert Quick

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

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

Coffee beans earned: 0

Where the -@!# did my muse go?

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

All Stories

Great Expectations

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

Published 4 months 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 4 months ago.

Mythos

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

Published 4 months 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 4 months ago.

Stray Words

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

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

Published 4 months 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 4 months ago.

Under the Broken Sky

Klaxons. Klaxons everywhere. Truly this was it.

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

Published 5 months ago.

Reclamation: Noodle Stall IV

The fat man moved suddenly, standing up and ducking forward to release her hold while throwing his u…

Published 5 months ago.

Reclamation: Noodle Stall III

Behind the counter, a serious faced Jin watched them while he used his apron to wipe his hands. She …

Published 5 months ago.

Reclamation: Noodle Stall II

“You have the wrong man.” he said, slowly putting the bowl down and setting his hands flat against t…

Published 5 months ago.

Reclamation: Noodle Stall

She moved through the crowd deliberately, puddles overflowing around the soles of her boots as she t…

Published 5 months ago.

Everything We Bring, part 1

Brett Parker bounced along the dirt road to the sounds of Toby Keith's “Beer for My Horses.” Satelli…

Published 6 months ago.

New World Order: Interlude I

President disavows knowledge of attack in the middle east, official inquiry to follow

Another ineff…

Published 6 months ago.

New World Order: Prologue, Part Six

He walked through the detonations unscathed and unfazed. Soot and dirt splashed against his uniform …

Published 6 months ago.

New World Order: Prologue, Part Five

The chain-link fence trailed along as far as his eye could see. He continued to the nearest section.…

Published 6 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