Hornblower was drawn out of his dark thoughts by a snort of amusement.
“It is not funny Archie…you saw how he looked at us.”
“Like we were good enough to eat? Yes, I noticed that.”
“I am not used to such regard Archie…it is embarrassing.”
“Oh come on Horatio. Why is it a problem? I was flattered. He is a good looking man.”
His voice was irritated and Horatio studied his friend.
“Archie. I have no interest in anyone but you…”
“As far as you know, Horatio. I see no harm in seeking to broaden our interests.”
Horatio’s eyes widened