LMM 367: Adorability Quotient

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 a definite aesthetic.

367
Adorability Quotient

“Stop ignoring me!”

Jacques did stop, but only to pull the moody teen into a hug. “I never would, and I never will.”

Nonny clung. “I hate you.”

“Rage against me all you like, but do stop bashing Cat and Canary. They’re quite respectable, and they think your whole satyr aesthetic is adorable.”

“Am I?”

Adorable? Lord, no.” Jacques smoothed his brat’s hair. “You’re rude and stubborn and prone to flight, which leads to perpetually scuffed shoes and aching feet.”

“I know what I want.”

“I thought I did, too, when I was your age.”

“Were you wrong?”

“Ah… non.”


Posted: February 28, 2022
Prompt: “aching feet,” suggested by ladymissqueen
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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