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 with full days.
Too Soon for Sorrow
“He’s a man. I’ll grant him that.” Jacques took a soothing tone. “But he’s a very young man.”
Suuzu’s voice was barely a whisper. “Years fly.”
“They slow if you fill them. Make them sleek and fat. Laze in each day and enjoy it to the fullest.” Jacques jostled the young phoenix in a friendly way. “Don’t mourn his maturation. Wouldn’t you rather have a man in his prime. I would.”
Suuzu looked scandalized.
“Akira needs time. You have time. Argent will solve your problem.” Jacques gestured to Tsumiko. “She’s noticed, too. And my lord hates to see her sad.”
Posted: November 4, 2021
Prompt: “problem solved,” suggested by Goldie
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.