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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New World Order: Prologue, Part Four

The sun's golden head peaked over the mountains, tinting the sky with rose. The gunfire that had swe…

Published 6 months ago.

New World Order: Prologue, Part Three

Without altering his course, the man brushed by the human obstruction and with a negligible hand ges…

Published 6 months ago.

New World Order: Prologue, Part Two

The child babbled something in a language that the man didn't understand and ran off, calling out in…

Published 6 months ago.

New World Order: Prologue, Part One

The man appeared in a rectangle of shimmering purple light, a Door. Striding forward with confident …

Published 6 months ago.

One Child's Treasure--

“Claire, did you want to give your mom something?” Tammy asked, propelling her niece forward.

The s…

Published 6 months ago.

The Mating Game

I stalked through the halls looking for a victim. I didn't know what I was going to do but I was goi…

Published 7 months ago.

Devils We Be

I'm a monster. Born of rage, that primordial scream from birth hovers at the edge of my consciousnes…

Published 7 months ago.

The Wrong Side of the River

If you take the covered bridge over the River Ren and follow the twisting road that bisects the stag…

Published 7 months ago.

The People of Night

Our train of wagons, ten strong, traveled along the narrow ledges of the Rushaven Mountains. Even as…

Published 7 months ago.

Spring on South 8th

Jimmy and I turned the corner onto South 8th Street. Spring was starting to add some new color in th…

Published 7 months ago.

An Equally Predatory Replacement

The Walmart and its parking lot were gone, replaced by a fleshy dome. Colors swam inside, alternatin…

Published 7 months ago.

Party Colors

I wanted to see how Jake's birthday party was going and reached over the gate to let myself into the…

Published 7 months ago.

Braving the Storm

Rain pelted the windshield of our station wagon and the wipers carried the water away in wide flat a…

Published 7 months ago.

Beneath the Flat Line

Pressing into the mirror, I slid into shadow. Coldness suffused every cell of my body until the pain…

Published 7 months ago.

There's No Benadryl for People

“Haha, mommy. You made a boob!” Kara Jean laughed.

Sam looked at the curved mound of sand. She supp…

Published 7 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