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 at a loss.
Before agreeing to anything, Josheb raised his hand and said, “Hey. Did I do something to make you think I’m wary of you?”
Jacques thought back. “Not specifically. Many are, so I’m accustomed t–”
The last thing he expected was for Josheb to haul him close and hug him. “I’m sorry you were hurt by enough people that you expect more of the same.”
This was highly irregular.
Jacques tried to think of something witty to say, but then Sonnet got involved, enfolding them both and crooning, “You’re both good boys. Let’s all get along.”
Posted: April 28, 2022
Prompt: Enthusiasm, suggested by Katydidn’t
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.