LMM 549: Beyond Help

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 was in a den, like, yesterday.

Beyond Help

Jacques bravely admitted, “I haven’t the wherewithal to seduce you.”

Harrison didn’t look shocked, only concerned. “No need to go out of your way.”

Accepting his handkerchief, Jacques blotted unforeseen tears. “What must you think of me,” he glumly repeated.

“Mostly, I’m intrigued. What can I do?”

“I am beyond help.”

Like a gentleman, he didn’t pry. “Then may I distract you…?”

“Are you even gay?”

“Oh! Bi, actually. Although recent fascinations have me suspicious that I’m pan. But that isn’t what I meant.” From the inside pocket, Harrison produced a folded paper. “I’ll let you hold the grocery list.”

Posted: December 19, 2022
Prompt: Fascination, 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.


3 thoughts on “LMM 549: Beyond Help

  1. Pingback: LMM 548: At Ease – FORTHRIGHT

  2. Man I was behind!! My absolute delight with Harrison showing up delayed me, but I’m even more delighted now! I love him and his bow ties so much… 🥰

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