LMM 591: Dedication

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 ones who consider massage an artform.


Jacques tensed, and Canarian tutted, kneading firmly until he was once more limp and pliant.

Meanwhile, Cat sloshed to Nonny’s side and wrapped an arm around his shoulders. “Yes, we’re really moving here. And being near friends and family…? Very attractive. But why would you think Jacques alone swayed our choices?” Nuzzling Nonny’s ear, he asked, “Is my favorite satyr jealous? Come, be teacher’s pet!”

“Teacher…? You?”

“Beginning after the Dichotomy Day festivities,” Cat confirmed. “I’ll be dedicating myself to Stately House’s bright future.”

“You’re gonna teach crossers?” Nonny looked to Canarian for confirmation, then gruffly accused, “You’re such dads.”

Posted: May 11, 2023
Prompt: Pliant, suggested by Kiisa
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.


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