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 cornered one.
Meeting the Family
“Will you be joining us?” Jacques challenged.
“Also arrangeable.” Gingko’s smile widened. “I’ll bring stuff. Can you get along without a translator?”
Suuzu lifted a hand. “I am fluent.”
“Then you’re set.”
Only after Gingko darted away did Jacques realize that he’d cornered him straight into a buttocks-baring loincloth.
“Ojisan?” Akira stood with head cocked, eyes bright.
“He asks if you are his uncle,” translated Suuzu, whose hands settled on Akira’s shoulders, clearly anxious to maintain his monopoly.
“Yes. I am his sister’s son’s mother’s husband’s cousin.” And because it only seemed polite, he added, “May I touch your boy?”
Posted: June 4, 2020
Prompt: Monopoly, suggested by BlueFrost
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.