LMM 329: In a Hurry

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 whose voice has probably changed.

329
In a Hurry

“Yeah, yeah. Been a while.” Nonny reset his hooves and squared his shoulders. “You look like Jacques just said something sketchy. Want me to make him take it back?”

Suuzu’s posture shifted three ways before murmuring, “You… grew.”

Jacques stated the obvious. “Nonny’s been taking a more human approach to adolescence.”

The kid was likely fourteen or fifteen. His face had lost its soft curves, and he was steadily gaining centimeters while the other crossers had stalled out.

The phoenix warbled mournfully.

“Aww, hell. Don’t go all soppy on my account. I was in a hurry to grow up anyhow.”


Posted: November 11, 2021
Prompt: “why are you so sad?” suggested by AskYourself
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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