LMM 143: To Be Asked

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’s done what few do.

143
To Be Asked

Gilen bounded toward the driftwood pile, footloose and fancy-free and shouting in French, but Nonny’s hooves gave him trouble. He wallowed in the sand until Timur lent him an arm, leading him closer to the water, where he’d find firmer footing.

Raife of the unfortunate hair seemed wary about the dress code. Smart lad.

Jacques indicated the pile of fundoshi and urged, “Pick a color!”

While Gingko and Suuzu helped the boys change for swimming, Jacques turned to Deece. For once, Stately House’s bodyguard spoke first.

“Argent said you asked for them.” Deece was practically purring with approval. “Thank you.”


Posted: June 15, 2020
Prompt: “footloose and fancy-free,” suggested by Karen
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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