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They’ve all been quite fabulous characters, and I have no issue with their portrayal, or even with the way Miles has treated them. Goodreads helps you keep mcmmaster of books you want to read.

He says you never get used to pain, that pain only lous you afraid of being in more pain—something I relate to deeply—but Miles has never lived like a man afraid of pain, and it’s here we learn that’s the Vor in him.

Ethan of Athos Vorkosigan Saga. Her fantasy from HarperCollins includes the award-winning Chalion series and the Sharing Knife tetralogy; her science fiction from Baen Books features the perennially bestse Lois McMaster Bujold was born inthe daughter of an engineering professor at Ohio State University, from whom she picked up her early interest in science fiction.

May 07, Kathleen rated it it was mcmastrr Shelves: Return to Book Page. Bkrders, you’ll get what’s going on, but on a re-read, you can appreciate it more. Some deep and provocative thoughts in “The Mountains of Mourning”, as well as the classic murder-mystery plot, make that story probably my favorite, with the tragedy-laden eponymous prison camp story coming in second and “Labyrinth” in th A collection of three very different short stories from Miles Vorkosigan’s colourful military and political history, linked by a framing story that seems a bit thin in terms of logistics and character motivation, but works well enough to link them borxers together.

As science fiction it’s not outstanding but this dome is pretty interesting. Amazon Second Chance Pass loiz on, trade it in, give it a second life. Little humor was involved, and the idea that Miles could be some sort of religious guru, however tongue-in-cheek, seemed off.


C’mon, you can’t argue that that’s pretty much Cordelia’s place in the Vorkosigan cosmology. All continued to go well through several iterations of the food distribution though Miles grew increasingly buold that rescue had not yet come, assuming that something must have gone wrong on the outside and the Dendarii had evacuated Marilac local space.

View all 3 comments. De las que no se pueden parar de leer. Two weeks later, I have to upgrade this from 4 to 5 stars because of the resonances of these novellas throughout the rest of the series. Some die in this one, too! We bprders several secondary characters from prior books, including his beloved Dendarii Mercenaries, which I appreciated. Bujold does death fairly well — the grief, the loss, the guilt and sorrow.

The harrowing of hell. Bujold does a nice job with characterization and plot development. His values are infinuty, his friendships true, and his escapades alternatively fascinating, worrisome, and hilarious.

I bought the first one and simply couldn’t stop. To ask other readers questions about Borders of Infinityplease sign up. Apr 08, Alison rated it liked it Shelves: Miles being Miles, mcmatser sets about restoring order armed with nothing but the force of his personality literally no The Borders of Infinity is another Miles Vorkosigan novella like The Mountains of Mourning and Labyrinthrather than a full-length novel. He’s a softy with a temper, an impulsive tyrant with boundless energy and ideas.

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Now the author realized s he has not done with the trilogy universe, but nobody in their right mind would write a sequel to spoil buojld perfection I mentioned. Pitt was then released to be murdered by his fellows as a traitor, leaving the commandant without blood on her hands. About Lois McMaster Bujold. Remember that this was first published in way before ‘reality’ TV shows. Return to Book Page.

This is one of my favorite of the Miles stories and one you have to read several times to get a full sense of the magic, especially because Miles is communicating his secret plans without outright saying what they are. In terms of innovations, the series mainly hinges on advanced biomedical technology, including cloning and other types of genetic engineering no longer fiction. Aug 22, Tsana Dolichva rated it really liked it.

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It occurs to me that there’s an apparent split between loyalty to people and loyalty to principle. He has an ability to think outside the box, and exhibit not a little bit of chutzpah. Miles, intrigued by her determination, takes the woman to see his father, where she demands an investigation into the murder of her child. Apr 20, Janet rated it liked it.

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Not Enabled Word Wise: It’s sad but not horrific or angst-ridden. I read “The Mountains of Mourning” after finishing The Warrior’s Apprenticethen read The Vor Game and Cetagandaand finally came back to read “Labyrinth” and “The Borders of Infinity” — a convoluted reading order which gets the thumbs-up from me.

The story of how he gets out of there is so stained with bitter regret that I expect the experience will forever haunt him, as well as the reader.

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This planet’s unfiltered air smelled like rotten eggs. How she slowly reveals more a The Borders of Infinity is one of my favorite Miles stories. My bujjold insight-His crush on fellow prisoner Beatriz comes to a very humasn end, as he watches his mother stride into his hospital room and realizes there is probably a psychological reason he always crushes on leggy redheads.

I enjoyed all three of the novellas in the collection a lot. Cetaganda Ethan of Infiniyt ” Labyrinth “. I particularly love Miles when he’s out-thinking everyone in sight, so I very much enjoyed this. Bujold’s short framing story for those who may also wish to read the other two novellas he Mountains of Mourning and Labyrinth. Her fantasy from HarperCollins includes the award-winning Chalion series and the Sharing Knife tetralogy; her science fiction from Baen Books features the perennially bestselling Vorkosigan Saga.

Bujold manages to give us infiniry point of view in a way that makes sense taken at face value, but which I’m sure will reward a second reading botders a further layer, once readers find out what was really going on.