All About Dr. Sebastian
by Sarah B.
The Horatio Hornblower Quiestionnaire: All About....Dr. Sebastian
NAME: Dr. Luis Sebastian
LIVING ARRANGEMENT:Currently, the physician's berth aboard the
FAVORITE PASTIME:Enjoying a good cigar on the taffrail and arguing
religion with Mr. Hornblower.
FAVORITE BOOK: For enjoyment, any of the classics. For inspiration
and comfort, there is nothing second to the word of the Lord.
THE BEST FEELING IN THE WORLD IS: Knowing that one of my patients
will recover and become strong, whether their wounds are physical
THE WORST FEELING IN THE WORLD IS: When the hoped-for miracle
does not come.
FAVORITE SMELLS: Grass after a spring rain, the smell of the sea,
and Spanish lavender.
WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU THINK WHEN YOU WAKE IN THE MORNING:
How can I help today? Also, are my shoes still under my bunk,
or did they roll over by the door again?
BATTLE: SCARY OR EXCITING: Always frightening, because of the
work I must do.
FAVORITE FOODS: I'm partial to several Spanish dishes which unfortunately
can never be gotten aboard a ship at sea! But failing that, well-prepared
beef or chicken is always a favorite.
CHOCOLATE OR VANILLA: What a delightful question Two wonderful
choices to contemplate. I will say chocolate.
STORMS, COOL OR SCARY: They are testaments to the power and strength
of God, but then the same can be said of sharks. Amazing, but
best viewed at a distance.
FAVORITE DRINK: A good mellow brandy,,and freshly ground strong
IF YOU COULD CHANGE ANYTHING ABOUT THE WORLD, WHAT WOULD IT BE:
That my surgical services would no longer be required, because
there would be no more war.
IF YOU COULD CHANGE ANYTHING ABOUT YOURSELF, WHAT WOULD IT BE:
I would try to worry less, and turn my concerns over to God more
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN IN LOVE: Yes, with my wife, but that is too
intimate to discuss here.
IS THE GLASS HALF EMPTY OR HALF FULL: There have been times when
it has been very low indeed. But now, thanks to Captain Pellew
and the fine crew I serve with, it is full to overflowing.
WHAT'S IN YOUR ANXIETY CLOSET: The fear that I can never do enough.
WHAT'S YOUR LOFTIEST DREAM:To complete my duty to my God and my
country, and then retire to my house by the sea and have a quiet
practice there for the rest of my life.
WHAT'S YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE: That someone came to me for help,
and I lost them to the abyss.
WHAT DO YOU WISH PEOPLE KNEW ABOUT YOU THAT YOU FEEL THEY DON'T:
I am an excellent fencer and dancer.
WHAT OTHER HH CHARACTER WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE ANSWER THIS QUESTIONNAIRE:
Who is this Katharine Cobham I hear the captain talking of all
the time? She sounds like a very intriguing person!