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 never attempted rugged.
Rugged Enough to Revel
“I do have a question about appropriate attire,” Jacques said. “How would you define rugged? Buckskin? Denim? Lord, please tell me you don’t mean flannel.”
Only quiet breaths.
Jacques tried again. “I do wonder what revelries young wolves get up to on moonless nights.”
Jacques tweaked the tip of his ear. “Is there something about this festival that scandalizes your nobler sensibilities?”
“Then I’ll probably enjoy it.”
Sonnet tightened his hold but offered no further elucidation.
“Moving along. Shall I show you my tattoos, or is it more sporting to make you hunt them down?”
Posted: June 9, 2022
Prompt: Buckskin, suggested by Rebecca H.
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.