LMM 571: Fitting Pastime

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 arranged a play date.

Fitting Pastime

“On the sly, as it were,” continued the man. “Best not to rile the wolves with what amounts to a friendly game.”

Jacques considered the unmarked alley door. It offered no hints to what lay beyond, but he was curious what Argent had deemed appropriate for his looking after.

Mounting the stairs, he lightly asked, “You have plans for me?”

“Several!” A speculative gaze swept Jacques from head to toe, and light fingers tested the silk of his scarf. Up on tiptoe, eyes fairly sparkling, he happily revealed, “Tyrone Sunfletch. We’re tailors, my brothers and I. Care for a fitting?”

Posted: March 6, 2023
Prompt: “silk scarf,” suggested by Anne
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 571: Fitting Pastime

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