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And into inflnity chaos goes Miles, naked and on his own, and creates a bordegs, functional society. And one beautiful sentence about Simon and Aral that made me shiver. The Cetagandans had been employing psychological warfare to break the prisoner’s spirits. He’s able to get into more trouble doing the simplest tasks! I know I keep saying this, but this is one of my favorite sci-fi stories of all time, and I just love that it’s a ridiculously long series.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It’s a somewhat different style of narration than I’m used to, but it has grown on me, primarily because most of these books are largely from Miles’s perspective and Gardner does a great Miles, perfectly capturing his rather sardonic wit.
Though Bujold never falls into excessive gruesomeness, it still wasn’t my kind of story.
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You guys have to give them a chance!!! Barrayarans are descendants of Russian, English, French, and Greek colonists. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Of course he has an alternate plan but being that everything is monitored, he has to just control the situation. Miles is in Hell. Miles, with his usual flair. Kindle Edition78 pages. With each successive food delivery, Miles proceeded to refine his distribution system. This is my favourite story of the three, and for me it filled in the question mark a later book, Memoryhad left, when Miles returns to the site of the baby’s grave during his mid-life crisis.
Miles connected with Commodore Tung who had been running the evacuation operation and learned they had only a short window in which to load the prisoners before the Cetagandan space forces arrived in superior numbers. Fun, sweet, smexy, and unsettling, with a great escape scene. Just this winter I rediscovered them and found several stories I had not read.
She has won the Hugo Award four times and the Nebula Award twice. My adult self looks at it and thinks, with a grin, “Holy crap, I can’t believe Bujold wrote underage teenage werewolf sex and made it sweet and touching. Mountains of Mourning – Miles is sent to the backcountry of his home district on Barrayar to investigate an infanticide and dispense justice, if he can.
This is a good one to read before reading the other Dendarii adventures with Taura in them. Miles is in a crappy PoW camp, surrounded by death and brutality, and outside of the camp watching Cetagandans have total control over their lives. Mirror Dance Miles Vorkosigan Adventures.
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Great character development through three linked novellas about young Miles Vorkosigan working his way along in his military career in Bujold’s outstanding space opera series. Her work has been translated into over twenty languages. Whole lotta complications ensue, including his first encounter with Taura. All continued to go well through several iterations of the food distribution though Miles grew increasingly despondent that rescue had not yet come, assuming that something must have gone wrong on the outside and the Dendarii had evacuated Marilac local space.
You’ve gotta love this guy! Miles has a way of taking advantage of every opportunity presented him, always making for a great ride.
I chuckle at his fascination bujopd tall, strong-willed redheads. The unaccustomed dark was blinding. If you think it is depressing you are right. In a domed prison with no privacy and having complete control over their air, temperature, food, waste, clothing, sex, and hygiene I love to see him outsmart infinigy out-bluff the big baddies.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Vor warriors, including his grandfather Piotr Vorkosigan, ousted them after years of grim battle. Shards of Honor Barrayar.
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Open Preview See a Problem? They’ve forgotten who the real enemy is — the Cetagandans. There is even someone running in circles. To make a long story short nothing ever goes smooth for poor guy. The most notable aspect of this story is that it is not really funny like most of the Vorkosigan stories borderss.
He is locked in a POW camp where things have deteriorated to the point that “purgatory” is the only appropriate word for the place.