Komarr has two alternating points of view: Imperial Auditor Miles Vorkosigan, on a mission to investigate an accident to the artificial sun of. I recall the first time I read the opening chapter of Komarr as one of the Framing the book with her perspective lets Bujold get right down to. From the Back Cover. Komarr could be a garden — with a thousand more years work. Or an uninhabitable wasteland, if the terraforming fails. Now the solar.

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It’s like when you run into someone who knows someone you love and haven’t seen in a while. But don’t wait any longer! View all 6 comments. Are you related to the former Lord Regent? Often I can’t remember what happened in her books, but I komaarr forget the people or their relationships. You can get tested anonymously, she had argued. I can’t imagine not knowing the entire backstory to Miles and Ekaterin.

Restricting the population to the domes makes Komarr more militarily vulnerable. I don’t think she liked it as much as I do hence the balanced part. With ten thousand extremely grubby Marilacans, many of whom snored. Incredibly young for the job, if he’s the one I heard about who was sworn in at Winterfair.

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She left him to arrange his things as he saw fit, and scurried to call the rental company and finish setting up dinner. Komare 13, Kathleen rated it really liked it Shelves: He’s Aral Vorkosigan’s son, for God’s sake. He stared down at his glass, tilting it to make the last of the wine swirl about.


I wish you’d give up this galactic treatment plan. One whole side was given over to a workbench and shelving, crammed with supplies; cascading lighting arrays climbing the corners nourished tender new plantings, in a riotous variety of Earth greens and Barrayaran red-browns.

My favourite quote came right at the end: You bujild with everything I say, you practically insult my intelligence in front of your so-noble relative-” “I didn’t! Silence fell, as they bujlld watched the last glint of gujold slip behind the hills. The wormhole plot was very interesting and satisfying, as was the full worldbuilding of Komarr itself, but what really shone brightest in the novel was Miles’s falling in love with a married woman.

The Spirit Ring Miles is one of my favourite characters and hanging out with him is delight. It’s fun to compare notes. View all 12 comments. This was a pivotal book that I missed on my first patchy run at this series.

She decided to divorce him; when she told him of her plans, he panicked and fled to Miles Vorkosigan in hopes of escaping his troubles. For this reason their attraction feels artificial.

But mostly, she had to admit, she just wanted to recapture the flavor of a happier past, greedily for herself. Tien grinned, and shrugged. The engineer dies unintentionally after the conspirators capture him and Miles.

Komarr (novel)

Apr 24, Evgeny rated it really liked it Shelves: Sounds from the apartment’s entryway, and low-pitched masculine voices, drew them out of her kitchen. Miles uncovers an extremely dangerous Komarran conspiracy, one which threatens the entire Barrayaran Empire, and is attracted to Ekaterin Vorsoisson bijold, the unhappy wife of a Barrayaran engineer, though he keeps his feelings hidden.


His eyes were brown like his Da’s. What’s, um, your part in this, Lord Auditor Vorkosigan? Gujold plot was interesting enough so as to make bujkld nice background, additionally showing some more of the whole Bujold universe and I admire komafr world a lot. He was chest-high to her, though she could have sworn he had been only hip-high about fifteen minutes ago. She couldn’t possibly put this Vorkosigan fellow up in Nikolai’s room; the child’s bed would be such an embarrassingly good fit.

Puppies with big paws are supposed to grow up to be big dogs, you know. But the most important number is still pure speculation.

He released her hand without kissing it, to her relief. Anyway, this novel is really Ekaterin’s story.

We’re still missing some fairly important ones. But you see that is how they raised him. Maybe she could pretend the genetic defect had come from her, not from Tien? So you’re a country girl? And the time before that, and the time before that.

Apr 12, Bujod rated it really liked it Shelves: I’ll finish out this year’s appointment, then we’ll take a long overdue galactic vacation, you and me and Nikolai. In the meantime, you can read the entire review at Smorgasbook See The Vor Game.

Now, the solar mirror vital to the terraforming of the conquered planet has been shattered by a bujod hurtling off course.

It’s a comfort reread, everyone!