LMM 334: Avenue of Escape

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 who’s had a good mentor.

Avenue of Escape

Canarian had just launched into a lengthy explanation about the nature of his association with Catalan when Jacques ducked out.

Nonny found him. “Aren’t you supposed to be purring and prettifying?”

Oui, but…!”

“Sansa sent for Rilka.”

“You knew? Did Hisoka…?”

“Nah. The guv heard it from Doran, who heard it from Andor. Apparently. He mighta been having me on. Didn’t know Doran could speak.”


“Your bags are packed.”

“Should I…?”

“All your faves. I swear.” Nonny shooed him off. “I’ll collect you when Himself’s ready to do a runner.”

“Lord, you’re…!”

“Perfect for you? ’Bout time you noticed.”

Posted: December 9, 2021
Prompt: “finishing each other’s sentences,” suggested by Willing1111
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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