LMM 161: All Very Hush-Hush

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 manfully hauls.

All Very Hush-Hush

Sinder scanned the slip of paper with Stately House’s wifi password with far more interest than the tray Jacques had manfully hauled up three flights.


“Sure.” The dragon shoved the paper into his back pocket. “Nothing better to do.”

Time to fish for information. “You’re meant to be clever, oui?”


“Then keep me from blundering.” He poured and passed petit fours. “Who knows about you?”

“You. Argent. Juuyu.” He shrugged. “Hisoka, of course.”

Jacques frowned. “That’s all?”

“Didn’t I mention that my job’s covert in nature?” With a smirk, he emulated Hisoka’s usual inflection. “I’m sure I did.”

Posted: October 1, 2020
Prompt: #Inktober2020, Day One: Fish
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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