LMM 256: Reprise

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 may be a teensy bit nervous.


Nonny ran ahead, eager to spread the word.

With a soft oath, Ginkgo started after him. “Sorry! Better introductions later, I swear.”

The wolf raised a hand in silent farewell.  

“Untuck your tail.” Jacques offered his elbow. “Ginkgo’s as good as his word, and you’ll have your pick of welcomes. Drinking party. Grooming session. Midnight cookies.”

Sonnet walked with him, sedate and silent.

Stately House soon came into view, and Jacques felt Sonnet tremble. “Excited?” he asked.

“Oh. Well …?”

For the second time that day, Jacques spoke a simple truth. “You are brilliant. You belong here. Never doubt that.”

Posted: June 16, 2021
Prompt: Oath, suggested by momo203
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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