Stories tagged “Robert Quick”

  • Commitment.

    You declare your undying friendship to Robert Quick! Suddenly, her breath is short. ‘That wasn’t my intention at all! What if he thinks I really want to be friends? What if he wants to come over for dinner? I don’t even have nice silv...

  • Bound Together

    The hall swelled with attendees. More waited outside under the red book banner marked FICLY-NOMI-CON, waiting because they hadn’t bothered to pre-register. Everybody here shared something special that brought them together from all over the world...

  • Another Page, Another Adventure

    A hint of burnt ozone hung in the air, the only sign of the Door that had opened moments ago. “Where are we this time?” Robert asked. “You know the answer to that.” Zxvasdf chided, his hands doing the talking. Robert was still a...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • My Fellow Ficlyteers...

    After the applause for Brebelle’s hearfelt poetry dies down, I trek across the stage. The auditorium is filled with a curious blend of avatars that reminds me of Stephenson’s Metaverse. Public speaking always turns my mouth into a desert. I...

  • Continence Restored

    A coachman awaits. The asylum looms behind him. He absently feeds parchment into the quiet pond. His Lord approaches. “What paper were you reading?” “M’Lord. It was the commitment orders for that classless servant boy.” &#...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
  • Coming Back Home

    She woke up under her cloud of gloom. She wriggled under the weight of gargantuan rocks that she clawed on top of herself weeks earlier. She felt different that day. She found herself floating back to the days of sunshine, and friends, and writing. Her...

  • Of Self Resurrection & Shadowy Pasts

    A blistering wind buffeted my parchment duster as I stood on the icy bridge of Lost and Found, watching rail cars rip by. I had just disembarked from a dangerous train, it’s locomotives powered by dragon hearts thumping onomatopoeia! onomatopoeia...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
  • We've Been Robbed!

    “We need to take a team to Lorlake!” The Princess burst into the dining room, her hands covered in what seemed to be dust. The ones crowded around the moon-rock table looked at her with confused gazes. “Why? We’re getting ready ...

  • test sequel using different order

    Normally I would click participate at a challenge and add “&sequel=36094” to the URL and hit enter, to make a sequel that was also a challenge response. I have reversed the order here, hitting “write a sequel” and adding &#...

  • UNbound

    I turn away from me Back to back Not on track My dreams in a sack Courage I lack North, I tack Once there were three I, myself, me Now set free To wander yonder To wonder about thunder If we each walk far enough From place to place Maybe ten years Ma...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
  • The Last Ficly

    I said I wouldn’t cry… When I think back over the times I’ve poured my heart out on this site, I can’t believe I never considered a day when it would be gone. This place has always been more than a few pixels on my laptop screen...

    • Author: Abby (LoA)
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5