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The morning of the all hands summon to the Blasted Lands, Aely went for a walk. The late fall air was clear and cool, and leaves crunched under their feet in the less-traveled parts of the streets. She and Roger took the long way around Old Town, south through Tanner Circle and down Bulwarks, across […]

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Friday Ficlet: Nightmares
comment 8 Written by on April 2, 2010 – 11:06 am

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a post like this, but I was talking to people over the last few days about guild-related RP and the subject of nightmares came up. Our resident villain has access to a lot of angry dead people – and a serious grudge and some back-dated hatred to go with it – and so various members of the Riders are getting nightmares and rather upsetting ghostly visions.

So here’s your ficlet prompt for today – 500 words is the usual cut off, remember, so keep it short and make your writing evocative:

Write a nightmare for your character, or a ficlet in which your character experiences a nightmare. It can be funny or serious, but try to get into the mind of the character you’re writing for/about. Remember that what makes a nightmare scary doesn’t have to be scary for /everyone/ – just for the person who experiences it.

Have fun, and leave me trackbacks or links to your fiction in the comments! I’d love to read what you come up with.

annas

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8 Responses to “Friday Ficlet: Nightmares”

  1. Who would think that four years on, this family of bad guys would still be around to mess up the Riders.

  2. Thought I’d give it a go:

    http://thephysicianslog.blogspot.com/2010/04/friday-ficlet-nightmares.html

  3. Mine here! http://omgitsafox.blogspot.com/2010/04/nightmares.html

  4. Two days late, but I’ll take a shot at this. Hope you’ll forgive it not being related to any of my WoW characters.

    http://iandtgibson.blogspot.com/2010/04/re-nightmares.html

  5. @Ian – of course not! These fics are not at all wow-specific. I’m glad it could provide a little spark of inspiration, regardless of the character.

  6. Channi’s nightmare has beenCross posted on Both the Wildfire Rider forums here:

    http://forums.wildfireriders.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=901

    and Arrens’ forum here:

    http://arrens.net/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=74&p=337#p337

    It’s longer than 500 words, probably, and it’s a little later than friday, but hey! I wrote something!

    Thanks for the challenge!

    By Channi on Apr 5, 2010 | Reply
  7. Thanks for the prompt. Here’s what I’ve put together:

    http://grifter742003.blogspot.com/2010/04/nightmare.html

  8. *Ahem*

    I know it’s late, but….

    http://spiritbond.blogspot.com/2010/04/pitch-between-dreams-and-reality.html

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