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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Kaiju World: Earth - The Beginning

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

Published 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months ago.

Acceptance

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

Published 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months ago.

Waking Up

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

Published 6 months ago.

Great Expectations

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

Published 6 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 6 months ago.

Mythos

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

Published 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 months ago.

Under the Broken Sky

Klaxons. Klaxons everywhere. Truly this was it.

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

Published 7 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 7 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