ethelthefrog

ethelthefrog

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

19 stories, 0 challenges, 3 prompts, 334 comments, and 1 friend

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Arms, legs, the usual.

I also seem to be running the site.

I may get around to writing some actual stories at some point.

All Stories

It's windy on the tops

"I did warn you."

"You've seen my underwear before."

"Yes, but not in the open air. On the highest h…

Published 3 months ago.

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Published 5 months ago.

Stay away from the Borderlands

"You are swift, indeed, young Peregrine," the queen said, her eyes betraying her concern, "but I fea…

Published 5 months ago.

Beer with the bishop

"You're dead."

The bishop nods sadly at me and swigs his pint. "Sorry about that," he says, "I held…

Published 1 year ago.

Brief encounter

I saw God today.

At lunch time.

Surfing on the back of a lorry.

I was crossing the footbridge ove…

Published 1 year ago.

Drinking for all it's worth

"He's just standing there. At the bar. Drinking. Shots. Shot after shot after shot."

Her companion …

Published 2 years ago.

Today's coffee

"Carte noir?"

The label is white.

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Published 2 years ago.

Literary fiction

He wanted something.

Didn't get it.

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Published 2 years ago.

Which direction?

"No. We're not lost."

I despair.

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Published 2 years ago.

Death threat

"Shoot me," she screamed.

He did.

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Published 2 years ago.

Subterranean journey

Underneath the floor, the adventure commences.

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Published 2 years ago.

Death in the family

He eased himself onto the plastic seat in the waiting room – seemingly every hospital on the planet …

Published 2 years ago.

Still

Captain Chessington stood behind her desk, her face stern as she listened to the report from the Qua…

Published 2 years ago.

Evaporation

The tears flowed out of her. Years of pain, years of isolation, years of heartache, years of fear p…

Published 2 years ago.

Afterwards

The young woman staggered backwards into the wall – the people in the room idly glanced over at the …

Published 2 years ago.

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