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 eavesdropper.
Bit of Mischief
Inti climbed onto Jacques’ back to eavesdrop on his texts.
Up for a bit of mischief?
What did you have in mind?
If I were to allow Inti to smuggle us over
Would we be interrupting?
You know you’re always welcome
Answering emails can keep
Bring that bit of mischief
Minutes later, the monkey-crosser hunched like a gargoyle on the corner of Michael’s desk, skewer flashing into clay until it resembled lace.
“Extraordinary!” Michael held out a hand to Jacques. “Come see.”
Fingers brushed, then locked as Michael pulled him closer, banishing one man’s blindness as if miracles were simple.
Posted: October 1, 2022
Prompt: #Inktober2022, Day One: Gargoyle
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.