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’s eager to please.
Ever the Teacher
“Describe any changes,” urged Hisoka.
Jacques shuddered and wondered if he was going into shock… or subspace. “I don’t like danger, you know. Not into pain. Not my scene.”
Hisoka looked worried.
“Is there an ideal outcome here?” Jacques didn’t want to disappoint any of them. “What are you even trying to do?”
“Teach your soul to take what it needs.”
Almost a straight answer. Hisoka was worried.
“I can’t imagine I’m very cooperative,” he joked.
Jacques stared at the hole in the ceiling, where starlight danced.
“Do not give up.” Hisoka quietly added, “I have reason to hope.”
Posted: February 11, 2021
Prompt: “where the light shines in,” suggested by Lisa
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.