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 with a decided height advantage.
Such a Gentleman
They made one last stop. Sonnet gave Vanya a bottle, but her mind was elsewhere. Eventually, she asked, “Am I ridiculous?”
“I find you wonderful. Is that enough?”
Sonnet considered. “Is there more?”
“There can be.” Jacques twiddled his fingers at her travel dress. “While you’re far from Rubenesque, you’re a handsome enough lady. What’s the usual term? Statuesque.”
“Do I look like a mother?”
“Every inch,” he staunchly assured.
“You’re not just… being a gentleman?”
Jacques struck a pose. “I am always a gentleman. Which is why I need you to slip out of your shoes for a moment.”
Posted: July 29, 2022
Prompt: Rubenesque, suggested by Jocelyn M.
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.