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 with his daddy’s smile.
A whoop from above alerted Jacques to Gingko’s return. He appeared to be racing Minx. Or rather, the boy clinging to the panther’s back.
Jacques gasped at Minx’s clifftop leap.
The boy shouted with laughter.
Tumbling off Minx, he jogged across the sand, waving a length of teal cloth, exuding grit and gumption. He squared off before Akira, talking fast.
Pivoting, he offered Jacques his hand. “I’m Timur!”
Nearly as tall as Jacques, the lone boy in Michael’s brood was all windblown curls, thick lashes, and summer tan, carrying himself a confidence Jacques recognized.
This boy was already a warrior.
Posted: June 7, 2020
Prompt: Gumption, 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.