LMM 336: Where, O Where?

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 pleads ignorance. I think. Who can tell, with that guy?

336
Where, O Where?

“The four of you do not love me,” protested Lapis.

Au contraire! We are universally smitten.”

The dragon squirmed closer. “I want a lady, you know.”

Jacques did know. Lapis wasn’t terribly subtle. “She will be the most fortunate of souls.”

“Where is she, I wonder?”

“I’d wager Hisoka knows, if anyone does.”

All attention swung to Hisoka.

“Despite popular opinion, I don’t know everything.”

“Lord. He’s evading.”

Catalan gasped theatrically.

Canarian began purring.

Lapis wibbled. “You would tell me if you could?”

“How could I do any less?”

Jacques’ curiosity was doubly piqued, but Hisoka’s tiny headshake begged discretion.


Posted: December 16, 2021
Prompt: Pique, suggested by Garrick P.
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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10 thoughts on “LMM 336: Where, O Where?

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  2. Oh! Oh! Oh! Yes! A lady for Lapis. That would be amazing. I’m sure Hisoka (who protests too much) is working something for his friend ❤️❤️❤️

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