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 must be careful.
Hisoka hummed. “That is a very dangerous question.”
“Does it have an answer?”
Tucking the blankets around Jacques, Hisoka calmly covered old ground. “Reavers are a naturally occurring phenomenon. Their existence cannot be replicated by transfusion or by transplant. Even artificial insemination is counterproductive.”
Jacques knew this. And he knew better. “There are cheats.”
“There are rumors.”
“Largely baseless.” Hisoka’s face had gone stiff and stubborn.
Euphoria made it hard to think straight, but easier to imagine. Jacques patted Hisoka’s cheek. “What happened the last time someone asked?”
“They did not like the answer.”
“Many lives ended.”
Posted: February 18, 2021
Prompt: “dangerous question,” suggested by bonhomie
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.