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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I’m becoming fixated on Miles Vorkosigan, a brilliant mind in a brittle body. Miles works his miracle again when he helps these people dig themselves out of the abyss they’ve dug for themselves. That’s teeth, plural – my boy has two now! I know at least 3! Overall 4 star rating.

After this I read: What’s a bloke to do? I appreciate that the author handled this topic with restraint. In a desperate bid to jettison bborders jammed hatch, Beatrice kicked at the final bolt holding it to the ship and succeeded in tearing it loose but went sliding with it.

What I found bodders interesting was Miles’ motivation for all the weird things that he did in this novella.

Borders of Infinity

This naming system began about years ago, after Barrayar’s wormhole to Mother Earth collapsed and the Period of Isolation began, transforming and regressing advanced Barrayar into a feudal system of government. Bujold manages to give us his point of view in a way that infinitt sense taken at face value, but which I’m sure will reward a second reading with a further layer, once readers find out what was really going on.

A buddy read with Choko and Maria. Read more Read less. Oliver glanced, oddly enough, at Suegar. I love to see him outsmart and o This Vorkosigan Saga is also published in a collection of three novellas which is redundantly dubbed Borders of Infinity. Pitt was then released to be murdered by his fellows as a traitor, leaving the commandant without blood on her hands.


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Sadly, unlike Labyrinth there are no genetically modified teenage werewolves, but there is an overzealous prophet and a Chosen one. Then he meets a possibly insane “prophet” who decides that Infinith is his second in command, as written in the “scripture”.

This Borders of Infinity collection bujkld a very worthwhile addition to the Vorkosiverse. Final note–I listened to this as an audiobook narrated by Grover Gardner and I am beginning to really appreciate him as a narrator for this series.

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Fast paced, engaging, and so, so sad. Mirror Dance Miles Vorkosigan Adventures. The way he overcomes his shortcomings is even better.

At times the tone is light-hearted but the overriding themes were truly compelling. As borrders reader will imagine, this case hits close to Miles’ heart. Being the two crazies in the place infinuty are not well liked by the rest of the prisoners. What I remembered liking most about iinfinity story was Miles being clever, but of course I couldn’t remember his actual plan when I was rereading. I enjoyed all three of the novellas in the collection a lot.

He has an ability to think outside the box, and exhibit not a little bit of chutzpah. 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.

The Borders of Infinity is no exception. Now the inevitable confusion about the reading order comes: Loved this book, love this author, love this series!

They warily yet hopefully trust Miles, but nobody ever dreams what a surprise he has up his sleeve, or how their daily drills for ration bars would serve another purpose. Be the first to ask a question about The Borders of Infinity. In the case of the novellas associated with Vorkosigan Saga, however, they have all proved well worth reading. Offering her command of the ininity, Miles convinced her to take him on as her “spiritual adviser” and chief strategist.


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In his time infinitt living amongst the women’s group, he fell increasingly in love with Beatrice and in time her attitude towards him softened as well. In “Labyrinth”, he has to infiltrate a prison camp of an empire at war with Barrayar as preparation for a rescue of the 10, prisoners by his mercenary fleet. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In this book, Miles goes undercover as a Ifninity prisoner-of-war, allowing himself to be captured by the Cetagandans, who have invaded and occupied Marilaca.

Showing of reviews. For a brief instant, planetary night swept in, fog and drizzle and the kiss of a cold wet wind. It was certainly slightly more emotionally resonating than the previous novella, intinity still, I’m looking forward to finally returning to the main plotline. View all 24 comments. Short stories never build the same kind of momentum, and never really aim to, and that leaves me kind of cold.

Other books in the series. This collection of short stories gives you a peek at how he developed over the years, and what some of the challenges he faced were.