LMM 53: First Come, First Served

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 for the one who cuts an imposing figure.

53
First Come, First Served

When Jacques opened the door to Adoonah-soh Elderbough, he was unprepared on three levels. For her size, because the spokesperson for the wolves towered. For her growl, since she rumbled like a volcano on the verge of disaster. And for her first deed, which was to thrust a gangly child into his arms.

“Take this one. Least likely to bite. Argent!”

Jacques gaped at Adoonah-soh, then risked a peek at the closer threat. Blue eyes blinked fearfully from under a thatch of dun hair. Surprise silenced him, if only for a moment.

“Lord. Are you aware that you have horns?”


Posted: September 22, 2019
Prompt: “if only,” suggested by Goldie
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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