LMM 272: Bundles

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 studious one.


“Be there in a minute,” called Tsumiko distractedly. She was bent over a book that was nearly half her height. Probably on loan from one of the dragon lords.

Jacques moved to the tea service. Argent waved away his silent offer and asked, “Nonny?”

“Not the most natural fit, but willing. Who’s this then?”

“As yet unnamed,” said Argent. “Naroo-soh brought two bundles for Christmas.”

“Baby drop boxes working, then?”

“Too well. Of the nine children abandoned to us, only two were crossers.”


“Entirely ordinary,” drawled Argent. “Cast upon the benevolence of the Amaranthine people.”

Jacques sipped thoughtfully. “Good.”

Posted: July 12, 2021
Prompt: Loan, suggested by cottie2383
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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