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 accepting one.
Cat lifted Vanya. “Here, Nonny. Want to try?”
“I’ve held babies before. Lots of times.”
“So defensive.” Cat’s smile sweetened. “Then is it me you’re afraid of?”
Michael covered Nonny’s mouth, but he gestured his opinion.
Rising smoothly, the jaguar clansman handed off Vanya before whisking into Nonny’s personal space. “You want to play? I’m good at games.”
“Ruddy arse! You got a problem with crossers?”
“Why would I? Our brat’s a crosser.”
Nonny hesitated. “You’ve… got a crosser?”
“I’m perfectly willing to dote on you, too.” Catalan’s tone gentled. “Bury the hatchet, hmm? Jacques wants it, and I’m willing.”
Posted: March 8, 2022
Prompt: “bury the hatchet,” suggested by Jocelyn M.
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.