LMM 428: Dojo

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 envious ones.


Deece patted his back, let him complain, stole his coffee cup, and made him stretch. All while his sons watched with feline fascination. Or in Fend’s case, disdain.

Must they stare?”

“They like you.” Deece quietly added, “They are jealous of you.”

“Because they aspire to sit-ups?”

“Because I am with you in different ways than I am with them.”

Jacques caught Rake’s eye and said, “Your sire dotes on all of you. Me, he tortures.”

“They think you’re my favorite.”

“Don’t drag me into your sibling rivalries.”

“They don’t think of you as a brother.”


Deece winced. “Pet.”

Posted: June 14, 2022
Prompt: Torture, suggested by cottie2383
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.


6 thoughts on “LMM 428: Dojo

  1. Pingback: LMM 427: Fashion Thyself – FORTHRIGHT

  2. Awwwww, Deece! I’ve missed him! I say he’s one of my favorites but I swear I say that about everyone… 😅 And it’s true…!

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  3. Pingback: LMM 429: Pet Name – FORTHRIGHT

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