LMM 147: Extracurricular

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 multilingual ones.


“We cannot possibly continue like this.”

Ginkgo snorted. “Is this about the fundoshi?”

Jacques sighed. “Can any of them swim?”

Gingko paused, swore, and sloshed ashore. “Form ranks!”

“He means line up,” Timur said helpfully.

By the time Deece let Jacques down, Gingko was ready to lay the blame—or credit—at his feet. “Uncle Jackie wants to add extracurricular lessons to your summer schedule!”

“Whassat?” hissed Nonny.

“School clubs,” offered Suuzu. “Usually of a recreational nature.”

Nonny stamped a hoof. “Whassat?”

Timur grinned. “Lessons for fun.”

Raising his hand, Ginkgo asked, “Who wants to join Uncle Jackie’s swimming club?”

Posted: June 19, 2020
Prompt: Blame, suggested by DarumaSan
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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