Suffer a Sea Change

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Suffer a Sea Change is a short story in the Inheritance series. You might like to refer to their suggested reading order, chronology & series information.

That long line of naval officers, all with their happy ships…

The name “Marlow” has been a powerful talisman in the Royal Navy for generations. What would it take for that name to change from a blessing to a curse?

On the eve of Nicola Marlow’s departure for Britannia Royal Naval College, she and her brother Giles talk.

Although this is Marlow time, for those who prefer accuracy if they can get it, this is set roughly on the RAH timeline, and Nicola should be presumed to be going up to Dartmouth after University, and during or after 1990 (when WRNS personnel were first formally allowed to serve at sea.)

For Cyphomandra.

Warnings: The author chooses not to warn.

Thanks to fengirl88 for encouraging me to write this, for coughingbear for Navy-picking and to caulkhead for answering daft questions about purse seine trawlers.

Quotation from Rosemary Sutcliff’s The Eagle of the Ninth slightly abridged.

The original central cover photograph is of HMS Enterprise by the UK MOD, it is the wrong class of vessel, but the right image for the cover. The fonts used in this book are from the Source Serif Pro font family by Frank Grießhammer.

The images and fonts were used under license detailed on their respective website pages at the date of this book publication.

As usual, Russ from shoes for industry designed the book cover, produced the books and compiled the on-line work.

The opinions, prejudices, faults and spelling herein are all my own work, and I apologise in advance for them.

This short story is rated PG. You might also like to consider other books set in the Antonia Forest fandom or read more books in the Inheritance series.

- First Edition: 3rd Feb 2019
- 2nd Edition: 16th May 2021

This work is created as a transformative work on a not-for-profit basis. All rights in the underlying properties are those of their respective holders.

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