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    Having returned from an eventful voyage on the Lydia, Hornblower is now happily married to Lady Barbara. But he does not have long for domestic bliss as a new ship and a new mission have been given into his hands. As Archie is still recovering from a broken leg, he can't join them, but Bush is ever faithful at his side as well as several other familiar faces. Despite a grand ship and crew, Horatio is not pleased with the nature of his mission, but it will test them all in ways they would not have predicted. How much can be sacrificed for King and Country?

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    Seven years after the fatal disaster at Caudebec, Admiral Lord Horatio Hornblower receives a blackmail threat from someone who knows entirely too much of his history with Captain William Bush.

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    Lady Barbara Hornblower asks her husband and his two best friends for stories after dinner. Three short vignettes about what Hornblower and his two lieutenants got up to in the years they were apart between their parting in Portsmouth and their reunion on the Lydia.

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    Guardsman Jane Fitzwilliams has been hand-picked for a secret mission - a simple one. Escort a Postal Officer safely to her destination.

    Who knew delivering the mail was so dangerous?

    Join Jane, ten years after the events of Toil and Strife, in her struggles against the conspiracies and dangers of Drustvar.

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    Horatio Hornblower is engaged to be married to Barbara Wellesley. But, being Horatio, he has to make things at least a little complicated first. It wouldn't be Hornblower if he didn't drive his friends batty for the entire week before the wedding.

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    Sir Edward Pellew and his wife go to dinner at the Hornblower home in London shortly after the events of Standing Fast. He gets to speak with newly promoted Captain Bush.

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    Horatio enganged in a cardgame with Bush and Cotard.
    This time the chances didn´t right themselves.

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    On detached service in the Pacific, the officers and captain of HMS Lydia face battle, diplomacy...and the unique challenge of a lady on board a ship of war.

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    The navy suffered a tragic defeat at the shores of Muzillac. How can Horatio cope with the losses and his feelings that get more complicated by the day?

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    The marriage to Edward Pellew is not what you expected it to be.
    But you will find out.

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    This is set in the Shatterpoint AU wherein Archie Kennedy is alive and well. Bush has been given command of the Witch of Endor after the events of Dead Reckoning (the AU take of Flying Colors) and ordered to take the dispatches back to England while Hornblower follows to await his court martial.
    And it is as he returns to English shores that Bush is hit with the realization of the consequences for losing his leg. And he's not quite sure what he's going to do.
    Happily, Horatio has learned a FEW things about looking out for his dearest friend......

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    A jump forward in time, and a village called Caudebec...

    Now rewritten with bonus character development and conversation!

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    Sometimes the cost of battle is light. Sometimes you're lucky, and everyone walks away.

    Sometimes they don't, and the ones who are left have to pick up the pieces.

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    Captured in the battle at Rosas Bay, Horatio, Archie, and Bush are set on the road to Paris and a firing squad. However, this is Hornblower, and with his two best friends to back him up, even if they're both wounded, there's not much that will stand between him and his goals.

    AKA the events of Flying Colours in the universe of The First Variation.

    Now with gorgeous art by Wishfulthinking1979!

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    Will Bush, recently retired from the Navy, acclimates to civilian life with occasional help from his neighbours and a very officious cat.

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    June, 1916. Lieutenant Commander Hornblower of His Majesty's Ship Atropos returns home on shore leave after the Battle of Jutland and finds returning home a much more difficult prospect than imagined.

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    After the events of Duty, Hornblower and Bush embark on a new mission, taking the Hotspur to the North Sea. But some harsh words were left between them that need to be dealt with....

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    This is super meta, but I have all these notes just sitting around, so I thought I might as well post them. There are huge spoilers for the books and the show, just a heads up.

    Dedicated to Wishful and Morwen, who introduced me to this wonderful series.

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    Continuing in this delightful friendship, Piett and Veers take a turn in the world of tall ships where Hornblower and Bush command the Nonsuch.
    It's a lovely day for a calm sail, don't you think General Veers?

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    After the events of retaking the Renown, Horatio needs to find one person.

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