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C. S. Forester (27 August 1899 — 2 April 1966) was a Human author native to the planet Earth. He wrote 12 novels featuring the character Horatio Hornblower.

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In 2156, Captain Jonathan Archer used one of Forester's novels, Hornblower and the Hotspur, as inspiration for his Operation Hotspur during the Earth-Romulan War. (ENT - The Romulan War novel: To Brave the Storm)

James T. Kirk also enjoyed Hornblower novels and used them as an example of how to command a starship. He told to (unrelated) cadet David Forester that their surname has been synonymous with high seas adventure. (TOS novel: Starfleet Academy)

In 2273, Kirk owned a book-tape of a Horatio Hornblower omnibus. (TOS comic: "Aberration on Abaris")

In 2293, Kirk gave Spock a printed Hornblower novel as a farewell gift to remember him by, before they disembarked at Earth Spacedock from the USS Enterprise-A. Spock appreciated the gift. (TOS novelization: Generations)

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