LMM 298: Vintage Appeal

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 discreet one.

298
Vintage Appeal

“Do you prefer shorts?”

“My legs don’t get cold.”

“You’re beyond the Fauntleroy age, and I’m forbidding Lederhosen. But we’re not trying to hide your heritage.” Jacques addressed Randolla. “Newsboy knickers, poshed up a bit?”

The crane was soon pinning and basting. “Mind if I dip a wingtip in?”

“Huh?” asked Nonny.

“Goats do gallivant.” Randolla knotted a thread. “Your clan mightn’t be shocked that one of their bucks fathered a crosser. They may even be proud.”

“O-oi!” Nonny blushed to the roots of his horns.

Jacques soothed, “All a man’s secrets are known to his tailor and his valet.”


Posted: October 4, 2021
Prompt: #Inktober2021, Day Four: Knot
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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