Robert Quick

Robert Quick

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

301 stories, 10 challenges, 23 prompts, 419 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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Reclamation: Noodle Stall II

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

Published 1 year ago.

Reclamation: Noodle Stall

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

Published 1 year 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 1 year ago.

New World Order: Interlude I

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

Another ineff…

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New World Order: Prologue, Part Six

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

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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.…

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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…

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New World Order: Prologue, Part Three

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

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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…

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New World Order: Prologue, Part One

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

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One Child's Treasure--

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

The s…

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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…

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Devils We Be

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

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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…

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The People of Night

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

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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