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Broadening our interests

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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