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 in a hurry.
As Good as Gone
Jacques spied another restless tail lash into view. Argent’s flourish was a bristling mess.
Michael noticed, too. “All right there, friend?”
“Tsk. This is a bright one.”
“Another beacon?” asked Isla.
Jacques preferred to breakfast at a more leisurely pace, but he had mercy on Argent. “We’ll be off. However, I demand pictures.”
Argent raised his voice. “Nonny, stop loitering.”
With a soft clop of hooves, he entered, maneuvering baggage. “Just keeping handy. Here’s your things.”
Michael asked, “Did you want the car?”
“I want to be gone,” retorted Argent.
Jacques knew what that meant. “Lord, have mercy.”
Posted: December 27, 2021
Prompt: Mercy, suggested by Barbara
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.