LMM 149: Playful Partnership

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 safe one.

149
Playful Partnership

A large bird burst on the scene, seemingly out of nowhere. Jacques started forward when the thing grasped Akira in its talons and made to carry him off.

Deece held him back. “He is safe. This is their game.”

Mon dieu.” Jacques crowded closer to Deece’s bulk, no better than Mori, who was all but wrapped around the feline’s other leg.

The bird—with plumage straight out of legend—circled lazily, a slow-motion glide. Then warbling a melodious warning, dropped Akira, who whooped and did a cannon ball.

Jacques tugged Deece’s arm. “What is that?”

“Suuzu. He is a phoenix.


Posted: June 21, 2020
Prompt: “and they flew,” suggested by Lisa
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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