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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Reclamation: Noodle Stall III

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

Published 7 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 8 months ago.

Reclamation: Noodle Stall

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

Published 8 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 8 months ago.

New World Order: Interlude I

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

Another ineff…

Published 8 months ago.

New World Order: Prologue, Part Six

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

Published 8 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 8 months ago.

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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 months ago.

One Child's Treasure--

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

The s…

Published 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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