Thicker Than Water - Horatio Hornblower - G
Revisiting an older fic that I’ve revamped. This is Lord Horatio Hornblower in the twilight of his life, his children grown, and his son, Richard, brings home a fiancee, who, in essence, is already part of the family.… Thicker Than WaterThere were days when Richard Hornblower thanked the good heaven above that, at least in temperament, he was more like his mother than his father — which, in itself was strange. He knew full well that Lady Barbara Hornblower was not his birth mother. There was a scientist somewhere or a philosopher he had read, perhaps, who talked of “nature or nurture” in the description of how a personality was formed. In Richard’s case, he had thought it most definitely nurture.