By Lois McMaster Bujold
A New York occasions hardcover bestseller, this is often the long-awaited NEW installment within the hugely-popular, award-winning technology fiction experience sequence. Miles Vorkosigan, troubleshooter for the Barrayaran Galactic Empire, takes at the corrupt and hazardous ruling elite of a global the place immortality is a commodity to be got, bought and bartered for power.
Kibou-daini is a planet captivated with dishonest loss of life. All good and solid, as long as they stored to themselves. yet now the Kibou-daini are trying to franchise out their Fountain of teenage wares to the remainder of the galaxy and the Barrayar Galactic Empire is none too proud of the implications.
Cue Miles Vorkosigan, malformed royal troublemaker—but additionally inheritor and savior of empire. On Kibou-daini, Miles finds a warfare of generations because the folks accountable refuse to die and their descendants threaten outright patricide, matricide and even perhaps genocide—the prize being a huge fats slice of the immortality pie. Bribery, corruption, conspiracy, kidnapping–something is rotten on Kibou-daini, and Miles is as much as his neck in hassle and experience as soon as more.
“Fans were clamoring for Hugo winner Bujold to pen a brand new Vorkosigan Saga novel. . . her deft and soaking up writing simply corrals the advanced plot.”—Publishers Weekly
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“Bujold mixes quirky humor with motion [and] wonderful personality development…[E]normously satisfying.”—Publishers Weekly.
“One of sf’s striking skills . . . an exceptional series.”—Booklist
“. . . an clever, well-crafted and punctiliously fulfilling mix of event, sociopolitical remark, medical experiments, and coffee perils . . . with that additional spicing of romance. . . .”—Locus
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“Bujold is adept at world-building and gives a witty, character-centered plot, packed with beautiful grace notes. . . enthusiasts may be completely gripped and sure to complete the ebook in one sitting.”—Publishers Weekly
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Grownups constantly lie. " Jin brooded. "Mom lied. She continuously acknowledged every thing used to be going to be o.k., and it wasn't. " "Huh. " Mina curled tighter, face scrunching, and sniffed back. In a short time, either face and grip comfortable, and Jin bent over and fished fortunate again, cautious to not wake Mina. He stroked the cat until eventually she purred in concession to the alternate, then went to twist up along with her on his personal mattress. It was once a pleasant mattress, nicer than whatever he'd had at Suze-san's, yet he nonetheless wanted he was once again there. probably grouchy outdated Yani have been correct in any case to wish to depart Miles-san within the street . . . He was once awakened by means of Roic calling his identify, significant hand lightly shaking his shoulder. Mina was once already sitting up and rubbing the creases from her pillow out of her face. fortunate had long past off someplace. the sunshine at the carpet had shifted round. Jin glanced on the clock and learned couple of hours had slipped away. "Sorry to wake you," stated Roic. "M'lord desires you to have a look at anything at the comconsole within the tight-room. " Roic waited patiently whereas either youngsters visited the rest room, ensuring they might washed their fingers earlier than following him downstairs. Now that he used to be being used to the large guy, Jin form of beloved Roic. For Miles-san, it needs to be like possessing your individual inner most adult, following you round and doing stuff for you. other than you were given to inform him what to do, rather than the wrong way round. Jin wanted he owned a Roic. there has been a crowd within the unusual sealable basement room the place, Jin had found out by way of now, the consulate stored all of the nifty mystery secret agent stuff. Miles-san and Vorlynkin sat at one comconsole. Raven-sensei had again, and used to be bent over the lengthy desk in addition to Johannes, attending upon a small laptop. Jin dodged over to them. "What's that? " "DNA scanner," stated Johannes. "Is that what you used to envision Miles-sa-Lord Vorkosigan's thumbprint, that first day? " "Yes. " "Handy," stated Raven-sensei. "There must have been one at Madame Suze's, yet obviously it was once offered off or damaged it slow in the past. i used to be afraid i used to be going to need to take the tissue pattern to a advertisement lab for even this simple info. " Jin's curiosity rose. "Could I make scans of my creatures' DNA on it? " "It's now not a toy," stated Johannes. "We use it for making optimistic IDs of individuals in need of trip records etc. " He checked out Jin and weakened. "You'll need to ask tips Vorlynkin. " Miles-san known as Jin over to his comconsole, the place Mina used to be already status and moving from foot to foot. Still-shots of 4 varied males hovered in a row above the vid plate. had grey hair. One wore a white laboratory coat. "Miss Mina, i am hoping you could aid us out, here," acknowledged Miles-san. "All those males are varied Dr. Leibers who dwell round larger Northbridge. we have now already eradicated the feminine Dr. Leibers, trusting none has made a visit to Beta Colony in recent times. " His mouth tangled up at a few funny story that Jin did not comprehend, even though Roic did, judging from his brief smile. "Do any of them seem like the fellow you overheard speaking to your mommy, that evening?