LMM 77: Forward

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 concerned parties.


Shuffling forward on his knees, Jacques went to Tsumiko, intending to warn her about Gilen’s apprehensions, forgetting that her grasp of English was as solid as his on Japanese. Even so, Tsumiko was an understanding sort of person. Soft and warm.

“Do you like chocolate? It seems the posh sort.”

And suddenly, everyone was quiet.

Mark looked wary. Lapis bit his lip. Deece fidgeted. Gingko gestured wildly, then simply rolled his eyes.

Tsumiko smiled and touched his hand, murmuring something, and Jacques looked to Argent for translation.

Argent’s expression was unreadable. “My bondmate kindly suggests that you release my tails.”

Posted: October 16, 2019
Prompt: #Inktober2019, Day Sixteen: Wild
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.


4 thoughts on “LMM 77: Forward

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