LMM 596: Sure Thing

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’s happy to be home.

Sure Thing

Jacques had been missing this, so he made certain the kiss lingered. Sonnet drew back with obvious reluctance, and Jacques laughed breathlessly when the wolf moved on to sniffing and grumbling.

“That was dangerous.”

“Was it, though?” asked Jacques. “Wolves are the surest of sure things.”

“You trust me that much?”

Oui.” Jacques let himself be happy.

Sonnet looked away. Was he being shy? Jacques toyed with a loose lock of Sonnet’s hair while he waited to see if this homecoming would land him on lavender-scented sheets.

But Sonnet’s voice had changed when he said, “Jacques…? We need to talk.”

Posted: May 16, 2023 – RECORDING DAY!
Prompt: “a sure thing,” suggested by Shelly
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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