LMM 205: Limited Access

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 came prepared.

205
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Canarian opened a room dominated by another fireplace, this one deep and well-banked. “Of all the hearths within Uncle’s home, this is perhaps the truest. Few see it.”

Jacques understood the compliment and adjusted his posture accordingly. “When’s Hisoka due?”

“He’ll be here as soon as this is where he’s needed most.”

Magnifique.” Touching the valise at his side, Jacques said, “I’ll create the necessity, and he shall appear.”

Canarian’s brows arched. “Will he, now?”

“Never fails.” Jacques crossed to the bed and began unpacking paperbacks, chocolates, and a biscuit tin. “Is there hot water?”

“For tea?”

Non. A bath.”


Posted: January 4, 2021
Prompt: “love never fails,” suggested by TurkishDelight
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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