LMM 452: You May Be Excused

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 also wanted to discuss a matter of some delicacy.

452
You May Be Excused

Lapis had swathed himself in sheer fabrics that shifted between navy and gold as he moved, offering mesmerizing glimpses of hip bones, collar bones, and so much skin. Lord, dragons were ornamental.

A fleeting touch acknowledged Jacques’ appreciation, but Lapis was saying, “Are you a Woodacre? You look like a Woodacre.”

Moments later, Jacques and Isla were excused.

As sigilcraft banned them further, Isla murmured, “I wonder if Kip wants to come to Stately House? For school, I mean.”

Leave it to Isla to assume all interests were academic.

Jacques sighed. He’d missed his chance to ask Jimsy about Sonnet.


Posted: July 19, 2022
Prompt: School, 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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