Borders of Infinity, written by Lois McMaster Bujold and published in by Baen Books, is a collection containing “The Mountains of Mourning”, “Labyrinth”, . Editorial Reviews. From Library Journal. true. Review. Essential for all sf collections. –Library The Borders of Infinity (Vorkosigan Saga) by [Bujold, Lois McMaster]. Audible Sample. Audible Sample. Playing Playing Loading Loading. Borders of Infinity (Vorkosigan Saga) [Lois McMaster Bujold] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A NEW EDITION OF A COLLECTION OF.
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Miles remains a fast-talking but physically-handicapped guy whose greatest weapon is his wits. The organisation of the food distribution had been a covert method of drilling the prisoners in preparation for shuttling them in infnity orbit for evacuation.
I read them in publication order during my Vorkosigan saga re-read, which is to say: 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. Miles deals with anti-mutant prejudice from the backcountry folks, his military peers, and the Vor in entirely different ways.
The main plot is basic Three very satisfying Miles short stories. This is Miles in detective mode, and young bujoold to be fretful. Vorkosigan Saga Publication 5. This is a collection of three previously released novellas now published together with a connecting thread in which Miles is being investigated for treason. View all 4 comments. And Boeders hate short stories!
Miles has a literary okay, at least literature-obsessed guide. Miles walks into a prison camp, friendless and naked. Labyrinth is 3 novels after the first story in this collection.
Bujold is exceptionally talented when it comes to the short format of the novella. In “Mountains of Mourning”, he is tasked while on leave by his Prime Minister father to serve as judge and detective in a case of infanticide in a rural backwater on his home world of Barrayar. 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 that perfection I mentioned.
I chuckle at his fascination with tall, strong-willed redheads. Of course he has an alternate plan but being that everything is monitored, he has to just control the situation. Not that I succeeded. At times the tone is light-hearted but the overriding themes were truly compelling. Its moments like these that give this series its depth, and make me love it! Fictionwise is publishing these novellas separately, but we decided to leave in Ms.
The only downside to the book is that the three stories, though published in this one book, take place between different sets of the major books. I especially appreciate how Bujold’s characters grow boreers learn over the course of the series My favorite Miles Vorkosigan tale is the one where he rescues prisoners of war.
An enjoyable little novella although it doesn’t add a vast amount to the existing canon of the Vorkosigan saga.
The Borders of Infinity is no exception. I didn’t read this book–I listened to the audiobo This book is an anthology of three novellas about the life of the young Miles Vorkosigan.
I was in the last group to board my Southwest flight last night, so I knew there wouldn’t be any window seats left. The boy is brilliant and not a little crazy brave: I greatly, greatly hope that there is some resolution to what he sets up at the end of this story in subsequent books.
They had managed to get B-7 out of the shop in time. Vor warriors, including his grandfather Piotr Vorkosigan, ousted them after years of grim battle.
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Here there be spoilers. The harrowing of hell. I know the framing story was just tossed in as an excuse to publish these three novellas together, but it was fine and not at all intrusive. He’s a softy with a temper, an impulsive tyrant with boundless energy and ideas.
Sep 02, Stephen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Bujold has such a gift!!! Normally I’m the kind of person who skips all the novellas and shorts and just sticks with the main series books. The easy way out is to write a prequel. Its moments like these that give Miles has a way of taking advantage of every opportunity presented him, always making for a great ride.
In the case of the novellas associated with Birders Saga, however, they have all proved well worth reading.
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Labyrinth – bumold rescue of Taura! The popular adventures of Miles Vorkosigan, a clever and outlandish science-fiction hero for the modern era, continue in these three tales.
Though Bujold never falls into excessive gruesomeness, it still wasn’t my kind of story. The 3 novellas are his flashbacks explaining the expenses. Miles, Mutants and Microbes. This is hands down the best SciFi series of books I’ve ever read. He is an excellent narrator!
Borders of Infinity by Lois McMaster Bujold
I rate it an excellent 5 stars out of 5. Also, reference his fourteen-shuttle-groups-for-the-fourteen-apostles statement.
But from reading Bujold’s previous works, it was no problem to get the feel of Miles’ world – I already knew it by heart.
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. He says you never get used to pain, that pain only makes 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. What I remembered liking most about the story was Miles being clever, but of course I couldn’t remember his actual infinlty when I was rereading.
A seemingly odd novella that showcases Mile doing the honorable and caring thing, at the expense off the mission.