LMM 222: Taking a Turn

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.

222
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
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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