Labyrinth [Lois McMaster Bujold] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Labyrinth,” the middle story of Borders of Infinity takes us to Jackson’s Whole, the Galactic Nexus’s official wretched hive of scum and villainy. That’s “Labyrinth”, to be precise, the latest story in the Vorkosigan Saga Reread: one of Lois McMaster Bujold’s novellas that form part of the adventures of Miles.

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She asked him to, but he should have waited till she was safely rescued, with an advocate. Two more Ryoval guards head for him, but Taura picks them up and smashes their heads together.

Baron Fell is affable enough, but has a petty streak to him, and can doubtless be ruthless as well. Lists with This Book. She agrees, wanting to get it over with. Not knowing that Nine is A woman floats in a null-gee bubble, playing a double-sided stringed instrument with hammers held in all four of her hands, her lower arms emerging from where her legs would have been. Nov 17, Jacqueline rated it it was amazing.

Like Jackson Hole in Wyoming, this Whole has a valley ringed with snow-capped mountains.

Labyrinth | Rereading the Vorkosigan Saga

He says the organism was an attempt to create a super-soldier for a foreign government, given to House Bharaputra because House Ryoval tended to specialize in one-offs rather than armies. Why do you think I came here? Twitter Lavyrinth Reddit Google.

I’m guessing Miles has made himself quite an enemy in Lord Ryoval. Though I guess with all those extra battle skills she needed some psychological limitations to balance things out.


Miles tells Canaba he likes Taura rather better than he likes Canaba himself. There they met the Baron himself, who was startlingly interested in life extension techniques and bjold to know if Admiral Naismith’s Betan rejuvenation treatments were real.

And just as always labyrinnth go horribly wrong when his morals clash with the reality of his mission objective.

Return to Book Labryinth. About Lois McMaster Bujold. Taura is definitely a character I hope we see again. They produced ten prototypes, then the clients lost their war. A little fun novella. Wish to be great at whatever you are. Good GOD sixteen is terrible. Miles bids them farewell.

Labyrinth, Lois McMaster Bujold

Miles bows expertly, then castigates himself for not bowing awkwardly like Bel, to help preserve his Betan cover. He asks her if she remembers Canaba injecting her back when she was with the Bharaputrans, which she does.

They sneak through a tunnel to bujolf locked door that leads to the main building. It is labtrinth published in a collection called Borders of Infinity. Bujold’s short framing story for those who may also wish to read the other two novellas “The Mountains of Mourning” and “The Borders of Infinity”.

Disappointed, Taura lifts Miles back down. An evil plan comes to Miles then.

I really liked this story! Miles himself is a test of those questions given he was born with physical deformities into a society that prized physical perfection. Moglia tells Miles his friends have made his ransom, which surprises him. 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 Bkjold State University, from whom she picked up her early interest in science fiction.


Email required Address never made public. Able to speak in full sentences. Good to see a female pilot show her stuff. Hearing no response, he descends to search for her, and finds her sitting despondently at the base of a pillar.

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Retrieved from ” http: And your prior military career. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. The scientist refuses to board until Miles does something for him — destroy a project he regrets — especially if it were to get into labyrinh wrong hands. In this book, Miles goes to a planet called Jackson’s Whole. He is much cleaner and somewhat more caffeinated when Baron Fell calls in.

He asks if hujold ever thought of breaking a water pipe, or trying to escape. He then calls Baron Ryoval and tells him about the intruders. A Miles Vorkosigan Story] Twenty-three year old Lieutenant Miles Vorkosigan challenges the criminal underground on the planet Jackson’s Whole to rescue a research scientist.

Bel asks labyrintth that means he could kill Ryoval with impunity, and Ryoval says that the practical matter of being killed by his bodyguard will make that unlikely.