LMM 450: Yet Another American

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 sneaky one.

450
Yet Another American

As Michael’s computer whirred softly to life, Jacques protested. “Think of the time difference. Jimsy may well be tucked safe in his den at this hour. And we can’t simply commandeer your father’s apprentice.”

“Papka won’t mind!”

Au contraire.” In his periphery, the computer screen winked on and a window popped up, revealing a redhead pulling off rugged like it was easy. In French, Jacques muttered, “Did you do that?”

“Oh!” Isla blinked and straightened in her seat. “You’re not Mr. Foster. Who are you, please?”

On the other side of the world, the freckle-faced American cautiously answered, “I’m Kip.”


Posted: July 12, 2022
Prompt: Au Contraire, suggested by Saholia
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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