LMM 474: Front Seat, Back Seat

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 doesn’t need words.

Front Seat, Back Seat

During the drive home, Sonnet was quieter than usual.

Jacques didn’t mind. When it came to wolves, words weren’t the thing.

Dipping into his repertoire of postures, he did the best he could, given his lack of tail.

Sonnet responded, easing into a slightly bewildered, if receptive attitude.

Pleased, Jacques hummed and drummed his fingers on the steering wheel… and let his imagination run a little wild.

Sonnet seemed intrigued.

Then he turned the tables, adjusting into a feline pose that probably translated just fine.



She leaned forward. “Are you… doing that on purpose?”

“Entirely. Is it working?”

Posted: August 26, 2022
Prompt: “on purpose,” suggested by KageBushin
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.


3 thoughts on “LMM 474: Front Seat, Back Seat

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