LMM 204: Readiness

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 evasive one.

204
Readiness

“Uncle isn’t here, yet, but I’ll… ah.” Canarian trailed off when he realized Argent had vanished. “Does he do that often?”

“Leave me in the hands of another gentleman? Not often enough.” Jacques was getting good at deflection. In his own way. “How would you like me?”

Canarian’s face registered surprise. Then a soupcon of interest.

“So… Evernhold?” inquired Jacques. They touched palms. “I know a Deece Evernhold.”

“My baby brother.”

There was a resemblance. “Deece had sexy older brother? Happy Christmas to me!”

Laughing and looping an arm around his waist, Canarian said, “Cat is going to love you.”


Posted: December 24, 2020 – Christmas Eve
Prompt: Vanish, suggested by Neelie
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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