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    Shore leave is just another battle, but least he has Bush at his side.

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    Hornblower would never ask. Bush gives.

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    Not a coffee shop AU as such, but an AU that will eventually involve a coffee shop. Primarily it involves Bill Bush (longsuffering business analyst and massive extrovert), his flatmate Horatio Hornblower (neurotic programmer and massive introvert), and their desperate efforts to keep a dysfunctional software office afloat in the face of paranoid managers, incompetent interns, corporate espionage, and a shocking, shocking lack of decent coffee.

    A man named Pellew's come from the London branch with a new project to redeem their struggling crew. Marketing is calling it Project Hotspur....

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    William is jealous of Archie and Horatio's - ahem - friendship.

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    A small side story pre-Like I Like My Coffee about Horatio meeting Bill’s dad and Bill understanding Horatio and his big happy feelings about Horatio a bit better.

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    ‘Make me a warrior,’ he said. ‘Watch me,’ said the TARDIS.

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    Lieutenant Bush contemplates Horatio Hornblower.

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    A missing scene from Bush’s recovery at Chateaux de Graçay, during the winter of 1810. With their roles reversed, and Hornblower providing support to a weakened Bush, Hornblower reflects on all that his friend has meant to him.

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    During the Peace of Amiens, a chance meeting between Pellew and his favourite old lieutenant gets a little… intense.

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    Scenes from the imperfect but by no means completely unhappy marriage of Horatio and Maria Hornblower.

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    It is generally known what happened the day Captain Hornblower said goodbye to his crew and to Hotspur. It is somewhat less well known what happened two days prior-- when he said goodbye to his first lieutenant and Hotspur on more intimate terms. (Or: in which Bush and Hornblower slide down the slippery slopes of sentiment.)

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    Usually it’s Hornblower who can’t shut his mind off, who balks at the darknesses his mind throws up to him. Today, on the Nonsuch, it’s his good solid Bush struggling with his hindbrain, and it’s up to Hornblower to take up the mantle of the wise sailor who knows that fantasies don’t change a man’s worth.

    It’s not so strange, after all, that a man who’s been repaired with a wooden limb already might imagine being refit even further.

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    Years ago, then-Midshipman Bush brought a couple of embarrassing souvenirs back from shore leave. He's used to them and used to concealing them, and doesn’t think of them much, except when the weather turns cold. One night on Hotspur, Captain Hornblower discovers what he’s been hiding.

    The good captain is not actually displeased.

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    Newly-minted Commander Hornblower considers that the odd shadows that lurk in his mind make him unlovable. Lieutenant Bush considers that Commander Hornblower is just delicious, shadows and all. Add them together in Kingston and stir.

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    This is a fill-in, telling the tale that CS Forester did not of the loss of Bush’s foot. Warnings for gore (lots of it, surgical, heavily described, be prepared), likely inappropriate use of first names for the time period, and equally inappropriate brotherly love. Not revised. Also warning for a potentially unnecessary OC

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    William's trials have nothing to do with Sawyer.

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    An acquaintance from the past appears on the Hotspur, and Bush finds himself in a very tight spot

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