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 dad.
Inti’s gaze sharpened.
Jacques knew he’d been caught out, but he pasted on a smile.
Gripping Jacques’ shoulder, Inti pulled Jacques back to Michael’s side. “Here, here, hold.”
The ward offered half his chair.
Jacques sat and stayed quiet, savoring the casual closeness when Michael slipped a paternal arm around his back and reclaimed his hand.
Inti patted his head and plunked down to pinch and pull.
Smooth dome. Scalloped edge. Shallow depression.
As Inti added details, Jiminy squinted, “Wait. What?”
After repeated interruptions, Jacques drawled, “Just ship monkey-boy to America. Like an exchange student.”
Michael straightened. “I’ll ask Argent!”
Posted: October 4, 2022
Prompt: #Inktober2022, Day Four: Scallop
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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Oh my goodness! That was funny😆 Good thing he is so good natured! I can’t imagine trying to watch and get anything that intricate done over a zoom call. Sometimes you just need to get hands on.
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