ethelthefrog

ethelthefrog

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

25 stories, 0 challenges, 3 prompts, 384 comments, and 6 friends

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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

Gwen and Bass: The Sound of Silence

The name given to the ship of Gwen and Bass is The Sound of Silence. In drawing the picture, I to…

Published 22 days ago.

Stepping on the cracks

Grafham Road; left into Cable Street.

The sun was sinking. The flow of people on the street ebbed a…

Published 10 months ago.

Last Year's Heroes

"Mum, you're on the TV!" Sally yelled into the kitchen as she stared, rapt, at the screen which show…

Published 10 months ago.

Oh, Great Founder, not this one

Pink hair again. It hadn't been pink since ... that time when ... and it all went normal again. I wa…

Published 1 year ago.

Just one drop

"So this is it?" she asked, "one drop in here and it's all over?"

A short pipe stood up from the fl…

Published 2 years ago.

Diplomacy?

And yet, nothing is ever new.

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Published 2 years ago.

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 2 years ago.

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Published 3 years ago.

Stay away from the Borderlands

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

Published 3 years 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 4 years ago.

Brief encounter

I saw God today.

At lunch time.

Surfing on the back of a lorry.

I was crossing the footbridge ove…

Published 4 years 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 4 years ago.

Today's coffee

"Carte noir?"

The label is white.

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Published 5 years ago.

Literary fiction

He wanted something.

Didn't get it.

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Published 5 years ago.

Which direction?

"No. We're not lost."

I despair.

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Published 5 years ago.

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