Robert Quick

Robert Quick

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

328 stories, 10 challenges, 23 prompts, 437 comments, and 32 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: The Other

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

Published 1 year 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 1 year ago.

Fractal Realities: Inward Frontiers

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

Published 1 year ago.

Hearts of Darkness

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

Published 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago.

An Ill-fitting Mask

The mention of a hospital stabbed a spine-shaking spear of coldness through my middle. Gritting my t…

Published 1 year ago.

Murphy's Grasp

Two more minutes and she would be free. It had been fifty-eight minutes since Rosa had trapped herse…

Published 1 year 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 1 year ago.

The Agony of Awakening

Light.

It was too hot.

Uncomfortable.

If I could just worm my way deeper into unconsciousness I w…

Published 1 year ago.

Sluggish

The girl took a step back from me, a hand creeping to her mouth.

“Umm, is that normal?” she asked, …

Published 1 year ago.

Re-evaluating Strangers

I couldn’t help but groan. Standing up had not been a good idea. Everything hurt.

“Do you know that…

Published 1 year ago.

Memory is like Water in Cupped Hands

An uncomfortable tingling ran across my shoulders and up the back of my neck; the sensation of insec…

Published 1 year ago.

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Followers 22

HSAR
ElshaHawk LoA
Jae
Escapist
Abby
Andrman
wolframdioxide
In Nights Arms
nuclearsubmarine
Anorak
HS Wift
rhubarb_j
slapdashmonuments
GradualUprising
Fantasist
PJ Returned
remembrancer
Jim Stitzel
August Rode
WhiteHat
Lampyris Noctiluca
ethelthefrog