ethelthefrog

ethelthefrog

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

24 stories, 0 challenges, 3 prompts, 378 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

Stepping on the cracks

Grafham Road; left into Cable Street.

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

Published 3 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 3 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 6 months 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 1 year ago.

Diplomacy?

And yet, nothing is ever new.

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Published 1 year 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 4 years ago.

Literary fiction

He wanted something.

Didn't get it.

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Published 4 years ago.

Which direction?

"No. We're not lost."

I despair.

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Published 4 years ago.

Death threat

"Shoot me," she screamed.

He did.

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Published 4 years ago.

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