LMM 34: Have it Out

Claimer: I do hereby claim all rights and responsibility for the characters in this series of vignettes because the Amaranthine Saga is mine. (Which means I should probably behave myself since anything I say or do could be taken as canon.) Indulge the lot of us, especially the one who’s been drawn in.

Chapter Thirty-Four: Have it Out

Jacques stormed out, but Argent quickly found and cornered him. “I cannot give you what you want.”

“You don’t know what I want.”

“I do.” He cocked a brow. “I always have.”

Jacques colored. “That was before.”

Argent sniffed lightly, which was mortifying. Jacques tried to will himself calm.

“W-with you, I’m safe from the monsters.”

“What if I am a monster?”

“Not you.”

“I have lied to you. Repeatedly.”

“Not anymore,” Jacques staunchly declared.

“You are caught in a lie right now.”

Suddenly, the world tilted and shifted, and Jacques was standing on the seam between sand and sea.

Posted: September 3, 2019
Prompt: Sand and Sea, suggested by DarumaSan
Words: 100

Summary: Jacques Smythe brazens his way into Stately House and shows no sign of departing. Like it or not, Lord Mettlebright has himself a butler. An Amaranthine Saga Serial. [Humor, Drama, Family] Begins here. You can suggest a prompt here. To scroll through archived chapters, use the Lord Mettlebright’s Man tag.


3 thoughts on “LMM 34: Have it Out

  1. Pingback: LMM 33: Painfully Honest – FORTHRIGHT

  2. Pingback: LMM 35: Face Your Monsters – FORTHRIGHT

  3. I think that Jacques is discovering that what he really wants is a home where he is accepted and has purpose.


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