LMM 538: Small World

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 makes a fine first impression.

Small World

Quite coincidentally, Harrison was the attendance clerk—whatever that was—at Landmark Elementary, the same place Tami Reaverson worked. He was unattached, intelligent, and inquisitive.

Coffee turned into an offer of breakfast, and Jacques waited to be quizzed about Argent. And waited. When Harrison remained solidly in neutral territory, chatting happily about nuances of clan customs and culture, Jacques’ estimation of him soared.

“Would you like to come to Stately House?”

“Wh-what …?”

“I like you, Mr. Peck. And you’d fit right in.” Jacques wistfully added, “It wouldn’t be the first time I hired someone simply because they were perfect.”

Posted: November 29, 2022
Prompt: “neutral territory,” suggested by Bess
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 538: Small World

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