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Jacques Smythe by FoxOfTwilight

Chibi Smythe by FoxOfTwilight

More to Come. The first thirty-one chapters of Lord Mettlebright’s Man came courtesy #Inktober. I posted chapters based on the official prompt list for 2018. But now that we’ve reached November, it’s time to turn my attention to #NaNoWriMo. Jacques will be lulling for the duration, but I’m interested in collecting prompts for the next update burst. Here’s my challenge. Suggest a prompt—either a word or a phrase. I’ll choose my favorites and post the resulting list in advance, in case you’d like to drabble (or drawble) along next time I do a round. Continue reading

LMM 30: Sprout

Lord Mettlebright’s Man

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 whose caste is celibate.

Chapter Thirty: Sprout

“Lapis came early at Tsumiko’s request.” Continue reading

LMM 29: Full Measure

Lord Mettlebright’s Man

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 unprepared one.

Chapter Twenty-Nine: Full Measure

Jacques stood there, stranded between opposing desires— Continue reading

LMM 28: Business as Usual

Lord Mettlebright’s Man

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 for the one taking refuge in denial.

Chapter Twenty-Eight: Business as Usual

Jacques went about his self-proscribed duties Continue reading

LMM 27: Fails to Meet Expectations

Lord Mettlebright’s Man

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 for the one who’s definitely kawaii.

Chapter Twenty-Seven: Fails to Meet Expectations

Jacques would have skipped breakfast if Continue reading

LMM 26: Holding Pattern

Lord Mettlebright’s Man

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 been too much alone.

Chapter Twenty-Six: Holding Pattern

Jacques dreamed, and fear found him in the darkness Continue reading

LMM 25: Only Human

Lord Mettlebright’s Man

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 in an enviable position.

Chapter Twenty-Five: Only Human

Jacques didn’t grasp much of Continue reading

LMM 24: Consensual Arrangments

Lord Mettlebright’s Man

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 with all the questions.

Chapter Twenty-Four: Consensual Arrangements

“Admirable. And possible, if you’re patient.” Continue reading

LMM 23: Absinthe Eyes

Lord Mettlebright’s Man

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 even pouts in French.

Chapter Twenty-Three: Absinthe Eyes

Jacques’ lips formed a moue. Continue reading

LMM 22: In True Form

Lord Mettlebright’s Man

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 clearly knows his way around a wine cellar.

Chapter Twenty-Two: In True Form

“All right, there?” asked Michael Continue reading