Title: The Deafness of Angels 2
Rating G—with some naughty sailor words
Word Count 822
Disclaimer I did not invent them
The Deafness of Angels 2
Archie settled into the wardroom chair, a respectful beat after Pellew's arse made its own contact. He focused his eyes on his own folded hands. Horatio was beside him, and further up the table, the lieutenants. Men were noisy in groups, Archie thought, not for the first time. Even when they were trying to be quiet. There were small mutterings, flutterings. Everyone was curious. The French ship, Papillon had been sighted at dawn. They had trailed her, since then, keeping well back, keeping the weather gauge.
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