LMM 490: Countdown

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 affectionate one.


Jacques took extra care with albeit hasty ablutions. Tattle-tale scents banished, he made an appearance.

Catalan immediately stepped into his arms. “Mmm. This simmer… is it for me?”

“I’m always glad to see you,” Jacques fondly assured.

With a knowing smile, Cat arched up to nuzzle behind Jacques’ ear.

Still at the table beside his uncle, Canarian pointed toward the door.

Hisoka raised a hand, then began lowering fingers. 5… 4… 3…

The clop of hooves came close enough for human ears to hear.

“Lord. You utter tease,” Jacques whispered.

Cat kissed his cheek the same moment Nonny walked in.

Posted: September 23, 2022
Prompt: Tattle, suggested by Katydidn’t  
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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