Tuesday, 16 June 2015

FB3X Drabble Cascade #117 - word of the week is 'reflex' (a chance to test and share your writing skills)

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Welcome to FB3X Drabble Cascade #117 - This week's word of the week is 'reflex'.

Suitable for all.
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it's really very simple, be inspired by our word of the week and just write :).

To see this week's entries check out the list at the bottom of this post. We put it behind a cut so it doesn't clog up your scrolling.

A drabble is a work of 100 words exactly. Flash fiction is a work of up to 500 words. Both may be submitted to the cascade. So What Can You Write? The simple answer is - anything! Our work here on FB3X will be erotically themed. but feel free to take the inspiration any way you want to, fiction, fanfiction, non-fiction, meta, since variety is the spice of life!

To those struck by inspiration (and no you don't have to be a professional writer to join in, anyone can embrace their inner author):
  • Below you will find a chance to join in the cascade in the form of a linked list
    • Write a drabble/flash fiction inspired by the word of the week.
    • Post the fiction to your own blog, social media, or website 
    • Then insert a link into the linked list to that drabble/flash fiction for everyone to find (A hint of the genre of your drabble/flash fiction in the title of your post would be appreciated.), e.g. A Little Bit of Fun (PG, Science Fiction)
    • To encourage your friends to join in and hence cascade the fun, you can also add the list into your own post by copying the code.
  • OR you can just write us something in the comments :)
For folks who enjoy reading drabbles/flash fiction: you can then peruse the cascade to your heart's content :).

AND NOW - on to the fiction :)

Contains adult themes,
or language
Flight of Fire (Part 25) (PG, m/m, Fantasy)
by Sophie Duncan

Author's Note
I'm trying to do something a little different this year. For those of you who don't know, unless it's a week inspired by a holiday, or memorable occasion, our word of the week is picked by opening up a dictionary to a random location, waving a finger about without looking at the page and pointing it to a word, i.e. it's chance. So, this year, rather than standalone drabbles, I am going to try writing a coherent story, Flight of Fire, in 100 word episodes, each one inspired by the word of the week. I have a vague outline for characters and direction of Flight of Fire, but specifics will be decided by the word of the week.

Reflex to me says automatic, instinctive, which fitted very well with where I am in the story, because Stephan is acting very much on instinct at the moment.


‘My name is Reynaulght.’

Stephan rubbed his nose again as he crossed his legs under him.

“Stephan,” he replied reflexively.

‘I know,’ his companion replied with a light snort, and Stephan found himself nose to snout with dragon.

They were so close Stephan’s whole vision filled with scales and warm breath ran over his face. He couldn’t help himself, he snorted back. He was surprised when Reynaulght shivered and the dragon made a sound from the back of his throat halfway between sigh and whimper. Stephan’s magic responded once more, and, light-headed, he rested his forehead against snout.


Contains adult themes,
or language
Reflex Action
by Natasha Duncan-Drake

Author's Note
This just jumped into my head fully formed :)


"Oh my god, I am sorry."

Hal stared at the hole in the wall and wondered if he'd be executed now. He hadn't realised he was being propositioned by the Prince at the time, but being taken back to the palace had kind of given it away. Neglecting to mention he was a mage apprentice might have been a mistake, although, in his defence, he'd never blown out a wall on reflex before.

"I shall take that as a boost to my ego," said the man currently lying between his legs. "You are far more entertaining than I ever guessed."


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  1. Flight of Fire – Oh that is nice this interaction between Reynaulght and Stephan. Loved the way you conveyed the size of Reynaulght is with Stephan’s whole view being filled with scales. Whatever Benedict is doing, he needs to get back and provide their third in this triad. Reynaulght’s doing the foreplay.

    Reflex action – He’s an apprentice. Education is very important. Put him back and give him an ‘we’re engaged to continue this later in more depth’. Undertrained individuals can be dangerous. And princes need to learn not ‘to send out’ for ‘put out’ without reading the ingredients label.

    Enjoyed *grins* both of these.

    1. You may be surprised by what I have planned ;P