Browse Recent Stories

  • Airships: When Flames Roar

    “Tell me, why have you not yet killed me?” The Earl smiled. “Honor. But I owe you nothing more. This ends now.” Hawkeye glanced at Jerem. A set of explosions dispersed shattered metal in all directions. Elletra dove to the groun...

  • Airships: Fringes

    Elletra itched to send a knife spiraling at the monster now taunting Hawkeye. She sensed a shift in the corner of her eye, and turned to see Jerem staring at her. Not yet. She inclined her head in assent. But she wouldn’t be able to handle much m...

  • The Fall of the Strange and Wonderful House

    And so it was over: all the artifacts had been auctioned off, the ghosts had all found other places to haunt, the alchemists had moved their Great Work elsewhere, and the only two people were left. One was a dragon and the other was Jenny Everywhere. &...

    • Author: Garsecg
    • Posted 12 months ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Airships: Face to Face

    The Earl’s smile, if anything, had grown wider. Hawkeye shouldered his weapon, long barrel gleaming with golden lamplight. “I came to stop you tonight, father. I do not want your power.” The Earl aul Janse-Lomberg looked at Captain Je...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 12 months ago.
  • Airships: Unwanted Inheritance

    Hawkeye had stopped several paces behind her. She glanced back momentarily, and saw him lock eyes with the Earl. Something passed between them in that moment, deep and dark and filled with power. Hawkeye spoke, never breaking eye contact. His voice was...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 12 months ago.
  • Mild Irritation (Mature)

    It’s there. It’s always there throbbing underneath my skin. I can no longer handle this…irritation that keeps eating away at my being. As I try to ignore the irritation, all I can do is become more trapped in the idea of escaping it! ...

  • My Lone Pirate

    This sinking feeling that you encase me in is different. The aching that grabs me when you crawl through my mind isn’t painful in the same sense. Tis a dense yearning;nevertheless, it’s beautiful in a way. Because they mutilated all the lov...

  • Airships: War Ensues

    Hawkeye glanced down at the factory floor and knew the amount of chaos he was about to cause. Without another moment’s thought, Hawkeye smashed the window in with a resonant crash. Voices erupted inside as Hawkeye and Elletra catapulted through t...

  • Airships: Rappelling Once More

    “We have to get in there before they realize their man isn’t coming to report back.” Elletra said, yanking at the bow on her dress after collecting her knives. The dress unraveled to reveal the tightest outfit Elletra had ever worn. I...

  • Ange puts on a Sapphire-Blue Sundress

    “God, this editing job is boring me senseless.” Ange went to the liquor cabinet to grab a gleaming-blue bottom of Bombay Sapphire (even though she’d told herself that she wouldn’t drink today). “Maybe I can make it more fu...

  • Airships: Bearing Arms

    One hastily-improvised bandage later, Hawkeye picked up the weapon again. A set of thin crosshairs drifted over comparably innocent men until they rested upon the chest of the Earl. Elletra had been right, he realised – there was only one way to ...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 12 months ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • . . . Ficlatte

    Better latte than never, but I am just eager. My first attempt could not be confirmed. My second attempt worked at first, but now I can’t log back in. I WANNA WRITE! I am patient.

  • A sad farewell

    Take care, everyone. I know I have been pretty inactive for quite a while, but I am still invested in ficly. I’m moving all the stuff I wrote at my three accounts at Ficly to my current creative writing blog, http://slapdashmonuments.wordpress.co...

  • Airships: Frail Deeds, Frail Men

    Elletra gulped at the red that slowly spread down Hawkeye’s jacket. It merged perfectly with red edging; Elletra forced a deep breath and took a closer look. The sword had sliced cleanly through the rough leather surface, the cut striking one of ...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 12 months ago.
  • The Ship is Sinking

    Don’t let me fault you for your lack of trying, For I am just as guilty as you. It’s not the fact that I am slowly dying, The truths beneath my fictions lying. I rest in a deathbed, built for you. Cobwebs and dust surround my quiet corner, ...

    • Author: Murj;
    • Posted 12 months ago.
  • Airships: To See with Blinding Sight

    The gun settled, ivory grips cold against his palms. An unfamiliar if perfectly balanced weight. At this range, despite a pain that turned the world into starry fractals, there was no possibility of missing. The explosion was deafening, a distant echo ...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 12 months ago.
  • Like a phoenix from the Ficly

    And so it came to pass that the word of the Almighty was addressed to Kevin and said unto him “Go forth and build a community of superb awesomeness, the like of which has never been seen upon the Earth. You shall call it Ficlets and it shall be t...

  • Creepers

    She heard the scuttling sounds following so closely behind her. How could she not? She knew she was shedding infectious particles at an alarming rate. It was why she chose this particular route, to minimize her contact with others. This disease wasn...

  • Writing

    Writing is a special form of insanity, Voices clattering, Nattering, Screaming to get out. Shining, Blinding, Compelling a feverish obsession. Ideas are a puff in the wind, Vaporous, There and gone again, Scrabble to grab them, Fingers close around the...

  • Airships: Getting Ready [Draft]

    Elletra noticed with a start that Hawkeye was no longer carrying his beloved cavalry saber and Martese revolver. Instead, he was sporting a far more dangerous-looking weapon, a proper sword that must have been four feet long hanging from a large belt w...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 12 months ago.
  • Airships: Brothers in Arms [Draft]

    “It’s not that simple. He’s,” he hesitated, “gifted, you could say. I had some skill with many weapons; he was amazing with a sword.” They opened the doors. Dieter aul Janse-Lomberg tilted his head at the intrusion, ...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 12 months ago.
  • Solitary

    “I’m fine.” I’ve never needed someone so badly. “Well, university is a very unstable time. Everything is changing, the future’s uncertain. I don’t feel it’s a good time to be starting a relationship.̶...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 12 months ago.
  • Ascension: Revelations [Draft]

    “Kurzweil One, go weapons hot. Destroy the shuttle.” “1984, we don’t have the -” “Do not question my orders. We cannot risk those rebels getting hold of noncon production capability.” “They’re civil...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 12 months ago.
  • Last of the Three Hundred [Draft]

    Finely honed senses prompt me to turn, but there’s nothing there. No threats. No allies. No brothers. Where once I had hundreds soldiers just like me, then dozens, then one last team blazing at the darkness – now, silence. No one will ever ...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 12 months ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • More Than Dischord

    Through tear and wear, I feel quite weary, actually. Seeing age pass by… Well it’s kind of like a song. You could know what chord is SUPPOSED to come next. I-V-I. But instead, the tune you knew is suddenly atonal. Forget about structure. Al...

The big ol' Ficly book