LMM 52: Eve of Descent

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 brazened his way in and refused to leave.

Chapter Fifty-Two: Eve of Descent

Gingko hauled Jacques through the newly renovated rooms above the kitchen. “Nice, right?”

Nursery. Naproom. Dormitory. Classroom.

The tour continued through a suite of rooms with its own staircase. Gingko guided him down and out into a walled garden. “For the mares.”

“The what now?”

“Healers from the horse clans. They’ll help Tsumiko with the little ones.”

“This is all so sudden,” Jacques protested.

Gingko took him by the shoulders. Jacques found a soupcon of comfort in the connection, but none in his words.

You were sudden. This has been the plan for months.” Gingko warned, “First drop arrives tomorrow.”


Posted: September 21, 2019
Prompt: “the comfort of connection,” suggested by Whimsy’sWeb
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.

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