LMM 442: Scamper

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 willing one.


They strolled toward the house in a silence that Jacques refused to prolong. “This is awkward for you.”


“But we’ll run.” Whatever that meant.

Sonnet’s gaze remained fixed on Losi. “Mmm.”

“Shall I do my own research? Discreetly, of course.”

“You’d do that?”

“I’m the willing sort. Well, I draw the line at flannel, but I can be otherwise rugged and ready to revel.” And because Jacques knew just enough to be dangerous, he asked, “By any chance, are there salacious overtones to our upcoming scamper?”

Sonnet looked incredibly embarrassed but a tiny bit relieved when she answered, “Mmm.”

Posted: June 28, 2022
Prompt: “awkward silence,” suggested by Bess
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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