LMM 410: Novelties

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 wild side.


While Josheb whooped overhead, having challenged Ginkgo to a cannonball contest.

“Will you take a turn?” Jacques asked.

“Flight isn’t a novelty for me.”

“I almost can’t picture you flitting about.”

“I prefer to run.”

Jacques still couldn’t picture it. Sonnet was all aprons and rolling pins and rocking chairs. “I’d like to see that.”

“Next time?” He smiled tentatively. “I could escort you.”

“What is appropriate attire for running rampant?”

Sonnet gazed thoughtfully toward the moon, which showed pale in the blue sky. “Something more… rugged…?”

“Rugged,” Jacques echoed, testing the word. “I don’t think I’ve ever attempted rugged.”

Posted: May 17, 2022
Prompt: “running rampant,” suggested by El
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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