LMM 506: Rent Boy

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 keeps trying.

Rent Boy

Jacques stood silent.

“I value privacy, and I will respect yours if you insist. However, entanglements can affect an entire household.”

“I was… approached. Engaged, really. I’ll be performing a service of sorts. Lord, that makes me sound like a rent boy.”

Argent growled.

“Oh, do calm down.” And Jacques wearily spilled out everything.

Silvery tails surrounded them. “Sonnet is not the first to place an enormity of trust in you.”

You were first.”

Tsk. You deserve more than I can provide.”

“I haven’t forgotten.”

“…Inti has designed a sigil for your next tattoo. Perhaps this time….”

Jacques stood silent.

Posted: October 12, 2022
Prompt: #Inktober2022, Day Twelve: Forget
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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