LMM 529: Fraught with Potential

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 real one.

Fraught with Potential

When Jacques—eventually—arrived in the foyer, he wheeled a trunk behind him.

Argent eyed first him, then it, before remarking, “Is that all?”

Non. I sent the larger one ahead with Ginkgo, though he was skeptical it’ll fit in the boot.”

“You couldn’t have economized?”

“Sacrifices were made,” Jacques loftily assured.

Just then, Argent strolled up. Another Argent. “Leave off, imp.”

A third Argent tapped Jacques’ shoulder. “We are very nearly late. And certain brats grew bored.”

“Idle tricksters will make mischief,” a fourth Argent blandly agreed.  

“Lord. Does Tsumiko ever…?”

It seemed a reasonable question. Jacques would have.

Posted: November 7, 2022
Prompt: “running late,” suggested by cottie2383
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.


4 thoughts on “LMM 529: Fraught with Potential

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  3. Jacques traveling light! Like that could happen! They must run her ragged at times. Although I suspect they keep the mischief somewhat contained.

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