LMM 265: Rascals All

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 fortunate one.

265
Rascals All

Nonny stood his ground. “I needta talk to Jacques.”

“And this is as good a place as any for a private word?” Argent challenged.

“Good thinking. Thanks, gov.”

Tsk. Brat.”

It was Jacques’ private opinion—and Nonny’s good fortune—that the lord of the manor had been a rascally boy. Because Argent gave in to the bratty and the brazen far more often than the sensible ladies of Stately House ever did.

“Perhaps if you make yourself useful.” With a hand on the half-goat’s shoulder, Argent guided him inside. “Dichotomy Day is an excellent time to embark upon an apprenticeship.”


Posted: June 25, 2021
Prompt: “inside job,” suggested by Fairy_Grimace
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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