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A Very Strange Enchanted Boy

Title: A Very Strange Enchanted Boy Author: Julien Universe: Hornblower and Moulin Rouge! Characters featured: Horatio/Archie and Archie/Christian Category, Word count: Short story; 6165 words Rating: R, for what’s implied (there’s nothing very explicit) Summary: Horatio and Archie are on shore leave in Calais, France in 1900. Archie suggests they visit his beloved brother Christian, […]

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An Understanding

Title: An Understanding Author: Julien Universe: Hornblower Characters featured: Horatio/Archie, with varying degrees of Archie/Simpson, Horatio/Pellew, Horatio/Mariette, Archie/Edrington Category, Word count: Story; 14376 words Rating: NC17 Summary: Horatio and Archie fall in love with each other soon after they first meet, but for various reasons are constrained from doing anything about it for far too […]

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Choices

Title: Choices Author: Julien Universe: Hornblower Characters featured: Archie/Ewan and Ewan/Eleanor/Archie (two original characters and one canonical) Category, Word count: Short story; 5637 words Rating: NC17 Summary: While still at home in the Scottish Highlands, before he joins the Navy, Archie finds himself falling in love with his beautiful, adventurous brother. Notes: This isn’t exactly […]

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Desperate Times

Title: Desperate Times Author: Julien Universe: Hornblower Characters featured: Horatio/Bunting Category, Word count: Short story; 2096 words Rating: NC17 Summary: Bunting insists on seducing Horatio, but Horatio is naturally suspicious of his motives. Notes: Set during the second movie, The Examination for Lieutenant. Warnings: The story includes Bunting’s death, as portrayed in the movie itself. […]

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Duty, Honour, Love

Title: Duty, Honour, Love Author: Julien Universe: Hornblower Characters featured: Various combinations of Horatio/Archie/Pellew, with Archie/Simpson in the background Category, Word count: Short story; 8646 words Rating: NC17 Summary: Horatio grieves for his lost friend Archie, and his missed chance for love. Eventually his curiosity leads him in Pellew’s direction. But then his sense of […]

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Horatio Hornblower & the Cunning Plan

Title: Horatio Hornblower & the Cunning Plan Author: Julien Universe: Hornblower Characters featured: Horatio/Archie Category, Word count: Short story; 2068 words Rating: PG13 Summary: Archie’s cunning plan to take the blame for Sawyer’s death was more cunning than anyone might suppose! Notes: This is set soon after the movie Retribution. It is dedicated to my […]

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Horatio Hornblower & the Ripping Yarn

Title: Horatio Hornblower & the Ripping Yarn Author: Julien Universe: Hornblower Characters featured: Pellew/Alex (OMC), and various combinations of Horatio/Archie/Pellew Category, Word count: Story; 17897 words Rating: NC17 Summary: The Indefatigable takes a rich Spanish prize in a joint action with a British privateer, the Tamburlaine. The prize is then claimed by both ships – […]

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The Alchemy of Resurrection

Title: The Alchemy of Resurrection Author: Julien Universe: Hornblower Characters featured: Horatio/Pellew Category, Word count: Story; 12317 words Rating: NC17 Summary: The Indefatigable is on a diplomatic mission, taking Tapling to Malta. While they wait through Tapling’s interminable negotiations with the Grand Master, Horatio takes the opportunity to raise a forbidden subject with Pellew. Notes: […]

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The Dastardly Libertines

Title: The Dastardly Libertines Author: Harlequin Universe: Hornblower Characters featured: Christopher/Horatio/Archie/Ewan (two original characters, and two canonical) Category, Word count: Short story; 6968 words Rating: R Summary: The lives and loves of Horatio, Archie and Pellew have become inextricably tangled over the years. Pellew’s beloved youngest son Christopher is intrigued to witness some of those […]

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The Fancier of Boys

Title: The Fancier of Boys Author: Julien Universe: Hornblower Characters featured: Horatio/Archie, with Archie/Simpson in the background, and the possibilities of Horatio/Clayton Category, Word count: Short story; 3052 words Rating: R, but only for what’s implied Summary: Horatio becomes aware of exactly how Simpson is using Archie, and is determined not to be victimised himself. […]

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The One Good Thing

Title: The One Good Thing Author: Julien Universe: Hornblower Characters featured: Horatio/Archie, with Archie/Simpson in the background Category, Word count: Short story; 557 words Rating: R Summary: Horatio is desperate for a little kindness, but it’s in short supply on the Justinian. Warnings: Archie’s relationship with Simpson is, of course, non-consensual. First published: 8 December […]

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