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    The year Nancy turns eighteen, it feels like there are storm clouds on the horizon, hovering ominously over uncharted waters. Adulthood beckons on the other side, with the grim prospect of fewer adventures, new rules to follow, and the sorts of perils and pitfalls that cannot be defeated with a bow and arrow or swashbuckling bravado.

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    The summer after the voyage of the Sea Bear, the Swallows, Amazons and Ds are on the lake again for a short summer holiday. It's just like old times, but something is on John's mind and keeps distracting him from his steering. It takes a sister's advice for him to get up the courage he needs.

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    'It had been like old times… so much so, that John almost wondered if they'd ever grown up at all, if they weren't caught in a never-ending childhood contained between the shores of that great and silent lake.' A brief glimpse in two parts.

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    2/2
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    Years later, John and Nancy set off to climb Kanchenjunga again, and sleep on the mountainside once more.

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    “…looking for somebody who was never lost.” –The Picts and the Martyrs

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    1/1
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    53
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    Various oneshots, sometimes taking advantages of e.g. the soulmate meme or the poetry meme, in which I speculate wildly about John and Nancy's relationship and try - not always successfully - to give them a happy ending.

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    4/4
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    33
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    1
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    436
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    Letters from a Wren at a post she can't talk about to a typist at the BBC, and who they might be thereafter.

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    With war raging, Nancy and John seize the chance of what they know may be their only night together.

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    1/1
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    4
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    34
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    5
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    It was a very different thing to be a mother, Nancy thought to herself as she listened to her children galumphing down the stairs.

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    2
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    Seven years after the end of the Second World War, Captain Nancy Blackett attempts to sail across the Atlantic single-handed, in her sloop The Wild Cat Island. Unsurprisingly, what she finds is not a simple crossing, but adventure with Smugglers, Parrots, and a Mysterious Package.

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    8/8
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    7
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    40
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    1
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    While camping on Wild Cat Island John gets woken in the night.

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    Truths, half-truths, and lies John and Nancy tell each other over the years.

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    1/1
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    Set spring/ summer 1938. With war increasingly likely, the Admiralty need updated charts of the Baltic Sea. Amateur yachtsmen and women are discretely asked to help with this, under the guise of leisurely pleasure cruising. The Swallow, Amazons and Callums are among them. Naval Lieutenant John Walker has been asked to do a little more than that and Nancy inevitably gets involved the task. Involves danger and some (not graphic) violence in a few chapters. A warning will be put at the start of any chapter with a fight. (I've had a complaint, via a different site, that I should have given a trigger warning for Nazis. I thought Berlin 1938 would be sufficient and that anyone who really needed that warning would know what the dates and place implied, or look it up, not just say they "couldn't be bothered to check." I was wrong. I still feel angry at the complainant's implied contempt for those who actually suffered contrasted with her extreme care for herself.)

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    In which the Swallows and Amazons crew get the opportunity to properly go to sea, and intentionally this time. Mainly focused on the developing relationship of John and Nancy as I have always liked the idea of these two getting together - it just seems so perfect. Only rated T for general romance. Enjoy!

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    This it the first part of a story I originally posted elsewhere as Pieces. That narrated events in chronological order. I decided to see if the story works better split into three connected sections not with every scene strictly chronological. If any reader has had the patience read the both versions, I would love to know which structure you prefer.
    In 1945, Dorothea's work at Bletchley Park has finished. She is wondering what happens next, but she isn't the only one.

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    12/?
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    Chapter 1: July 1944. Operation "Outward" is nearing it's end. Nancy Walker, in Felixstowe, thinks about events three weeks previously in London.
    Chapter 2: March 1945. Bridget Walker reads a telegram not addressed to her and makes a decision.

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    2/2
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    12
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    Mainly in the form of letters to, from and about the Amazon pirates between August 1938 and August 1939.

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    4/4
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    4
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    54
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    Nancy and John can't even buy souvenirs without having an adventure. Takes place after The Picts and the Martyrs.

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    5
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    42
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    1
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    565
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    Set after Secret Water. The Walkers find a house just outside Shotley. The friendship between the captains of Swallow and Amazon becomes some what strained. Sinbad is behaving - well, like a cat and Titty gets upset.

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    Chapters:
    14/14
    Comments:
    17
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    67
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    9
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