The Vor Game (Vorkosigan Saga)

By Lois McMaster Bujold

NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING writer. new version OF THE e-book THAT received LOIS MCMASTER BUJOLD HER FIRST HUGO AWARD. Sequel to The Warrior's Apprentice.

THE PRINCE AND THE MERCENARY

Miles Vorkosigan has shaken the excessive Command of his domestic planet Barrayar to the core and has been despatched to the opposite part of the galaxy as a result. There Miles runs into his outdated acquaintances, the unfastened Dendarii Mercenaries. And a great factor, too, since it seems that Miles's early life chum—Emperor Gregor to you and me—has been the sufferer of foul play, and merely Miles can keep him. In fact, Miles is aware he must save Gregor. simply because if he does not, then the one one that may possibly develop into emperor is Miles himself, that's, for Miles, a destiny worse than loss of life!  

About Lois McMaster Bujold’s Vorkosigan Saga:
“The speed is breathless, the characterization considerate and emotionally strong, and the author's narrative process and command of language compelling. hugely recommended.”—Booklist

“[The Warrior's Apprentice] could paintings simply advantageous. . . because the creation to the sequence as a complete. i think that any one who reads one can be as charmed as i used to be and wish to choose up the rest.”—SF Site

“If you like stable house opera rooted in powerful personality, you cannot get it wrong. . . . The Warrior's Apprentice already monitors the craft and the guts which might quickly make Lois McMaster Bujold probably the most feted skills in SF.”—SF Reviews

About Vorkosigan sequence entry Diplomatic Immunity:
“Bujold is adept at world-building and gives a witty, character-centered plot, filled with beautiful grace notes. . . lovers should be completely gripped and certain to complete the ebook in one sitting.”—Publishers Weekly

The Vorkosigan sequence in Story-based Chronological Order
Falling Free
Shards of Honor
Barrayar
The Warrior's Apprentice
The Vor Game
Cetaganda
Ethan of Athos
Borders of Infinity
Brothers in Arms
Mirror Dance
Memory
Komarr
A Civil Campaign
Diplomatic Immunity
Captain Vorpatril's Alliance
CryoBurn
Gentleman Jole and the purple Queen

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Dendarii and Ranger harm keep watch over channels have been frantic. The Dendarii had now not misplaced ships but, yet had misplaced fire-power, engines, flight keep an eye on, lifestyles aid, defensive. the following assault run will be extra devastating. they could manage to pay for to lose 3 to our one. in the event that they retain coming, hold nibbling, they have to necessarily win, Miles mirrored coldly. except we're strengthened. Hours handed, whereas the Cetagandans shaped up back. Miles took brief breaks within the wardroom supplied for that objective off the strategies room, yet used to be too keyed as much as emulate Tung's striking fifteen-minute quick naps.

Oser does not belief Tung. And Tung does not love Oser, both. Oser's been attempting to strength him out for a yr, yet he hangs on, regardless of the humiliation of … um. it is not effortless to do away with him. Oser cannot afford–yet–to decimate his employees, and too might key individuals are for my part dependable to Tung. " Miles's eyebrow rose. "Including your self? " Chodak acknowledged distantly, "He bought issues performed. I thought of him a pretty good officer. " "So did I. " Chodak nodded presently. "Sir . . . the article is … the fellow who was once with me within the cafeteria is my senior the following.

Was once that the place Ungari had long gone? "Approach with warning, anyway," Miles allowed. "About time," Gregor commented less than his breath. "The Ranger's commander's identify is Cavilo–" "What? " yelped Miles. Elena's winged brows rose. "Just Cavilo. no one turns out to grasp if it is the given or surname–" "Cavilo is the individual that attempted to shop for me–or Victor Rotha–at the Consortium Station. For twenty thousand Betan money. " Elena's brows stayed up. "Why? " "I do not know why. " Miles rethought their target. Pol, the Censortium, Aslund .

Chodak snorted, half-amused. "Yee-ah. " "Don't permit negative Oser's revisionist background fog your brain. You have been there. " Chodak shook his head ruefully. "You did not really want my caution, did you. " He moved to face up. "Never think whatever. And, ah … look after your self. that suggests, disguise your ass. i'm going to take note you, later. " "Sir. " Chodak nodded. Overholt, ready within the hall in a quasi Imperial Guardsman pose, escorted him firmly to the go back and forth hatch. Miles sat within the wardroom, and nibbled lightly at the rim of his espresso cup, contemplating convinced wonderful parallels among command restructuring in a unfastened mercenary fleet and the internecine wars of the Barrayaran Vor.

Yeah, yet you men wouldn't glance so beautiful now if we had now not used ourselves so demanding, Miles consoled himself. Tung, Elena, and Chodak have been all goggling like travelers too. Miles known as them firmly to consciousness to obtain and go back the crisp welcoming salutes in their hosts. "I'm Commander Natochini, govt officer of the Prince Serg," the senior Barrayaran brought himself. "Lieutenant Yegorov, the following, will escort you and Commander Bothari-Jesek to Admiral Vorkosigan in your assembly, Admiral Naismith.

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