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 out of line.
“You’re taking his side?”
Lord, why was everything so damnably monumental when you were fifteen?
Jacques shifted into a dominant posture, but he also wrapped his arm around Nonny, keeping him from bolting. “I won’t command trust or peace, but I will insist upon courtesy. Apologize.”
“Sorry,” he mumbled to the floor.
“Non. That’s not how cats apologize.”
“I’m not a cat,” Nonny muttered.
Catalan looked on, no trace of teasing or triumph in his gaze. He was definitely in dad mode, and he was backing up Jacques.
“Right, then,” chimed in Michael. “Shall we take this to the baths?”
Posted: March 11, 2022
Prompt: “back me up,” suggested by KageBushin
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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