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 loves turning heads.
Taking a Turn
Jacques declined the offer of a cab, citing the need for a walk after a week in bed. He knew his way around Keishi and could call on the Starmarks if he needed assistance.
Strolling through a shopping district reminded him that New Years was rather a big deal in Japan. Unfortunately, the sky was looking far from festive.
“It’s going to rain today.”
People were staring.
With a genteel smile, he remarked, “You’d think a city overrun by dogs would be used to tallish men.”
Jacques basked in the attention.
Until the brooding sky spattered upon his good mood.
Posted: March 11, 2021
Prompt: “it’s going to rain today,” suggested by Nanette
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.