LMM 375: By the By

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 little ranker.

By the By

Along the way, Jacques acquainted himself with Vanya. “Welcome, young master.”

He was definitely Michael’s—rosy fair, with blond fuzz that would probably lengthen into ringlets.

“You’re the toast of the In-between, by the by. Few people have been prenatally propositioned as much as yourself. Universally, I might add. As many boys as girls, what with reaver parents hedging their bets.

One eye squinted. Jacques placed his wager on brown.

“However, your preferences are entirely moot, since your mother is swift with a blade and quick with a match.”

The other eye opened, and Vanya glared.

“I’m your Uncle Jackie.” 

Posted: March 14, 2022
Prompt: Rose, suggested by Alicja
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.


4 thoughts on “LMM 375: By the By

  1. Pingback: LMM 374: Correction – FORTHRIGHT

  2. Pingback: LMM 376: For the Sake of Hearth and Home – FORTHRIGHT

  3. Looks like you’ve got another little one to take under your wing Jacques. I think he has found his calling. ❤️


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.