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 knows what he’s about.
Have a Care
Shortly after dinner, Argent cornered him. “Have a care.”
“I did prepare.” Jacques clarified, “For eventualities. I borrowed a bolt hole. Ginkgo won’t be far, and he’ll be discreet.”
“I’m occasionally capable.”
Argent’s tone shifted. “Will you be all right?”
His feelings curled in on themselves, armadillo-snug. “I know how to satisfy a playmate. Do you really want to know my plans?”
“Not in any great detail. But… wolves.”
“They have beautiful ideals.” Jacques sighed. “Sentinel gave advice. As did Ginkgo. I do understand my role.”
Argent softly repeated, “But will you be all right?”
“Piffle. I’ll be brilliant.”
Posted: October 15, 2022
Prompt: #Inktober2022, Day Fifteen: Armadillo
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.