Loyalty: Peacetime (1807) Hornblower forced to make a living at the gaming tables and caught up in a budding romance with his landlady's daughter, Maria. Hornblower goes on a reconnaissance mission that uncovers French perfidy, leading to renewed war. Complications arise when he is betrayed and temporarily imprisoned. Hornblower and Maria get married. Duty: Admiral Pellew's sends Hornblower off in search of his old mate Bracegirdle, whose sloop Grasshopper has gone missing under mysterious circumstances.