Chapters 1 and 2
• Hornblower is getting married to Maria Mason at the beginning of the book. He is nervous and thinks about backing out.
• Shortly after the celebration begins, Hornblower is called in to speak with Admiral Cornwallis.
• Cornwallis says he thinks the treaty with France will crumble in the next few weeks. He wants some information gathered from Brest.
• Hornblower is to leave the next day. Cornwallis makes a toast at the wedding and allows Hornblower to stay on shore the night of his wedding.
• Bush readies things on the ship and takes on extra duties to allow Hornblower some privacy with his new bride.
• As he leaves, Maria gives Hornblower some gloves she has made for him, and he says she can use some money from his account.
Chapters 3 and 4
• Bush has everything ready, and Hornblower is formally welcomed to the ship. He has Cargill perform a...
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