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By Lois McMaster Bujold

While the Cetagandan empress dies, Miles Vorkosigan and his cousin Ivan are despatched to Cetaganda for her funeral as diplomatic representatives of Barrayar. Upon arrival, the 2 males are inexplicably attacked by means of a servant of the overdue empress. whilst a similar servant turns up lifeless the next day to come, Miles and Ivan locate themselves in the course of a secret. Miles attempts to play detective in an odd, advanced, and deceptively alien tradition, whereas lascivious Ivan manages to get himself concerned with numerous noble women whilst, a diplomatic no-no of the 1st order. because the plot thickens, it turns into transparent that it's as much as Miles to save lots of the empire. together with her ordinary ability, Bujold addresses undying problems with human id in the course of the own dramas of her characters.

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These are a few of the reasons I’m not booked on the same plane as Mum and her “colleagues”, because I want to make my own decisions. Besides, it’s Christmas, and I should stay with Neville for at least a couple of days. ” before pissing off to Kiribati. So we arrive, and I creep into Neville’s bedroom wearing a silly grin on my face. Neville’s not expecting us at this hour, of course. I give a loud whisper, ‘Hey, Nev, mate! ’ Neville stirs, and then sits bolt upright in fright. The look on his face is something to imagine.

I grew up by the sea. I spent half my life on a tiny atoll of land. I swam in the ocean day in and day out, risking life in the deep reefs, fishing with improvised spear guns. The sea is always part of a mystery to me, the way it behaves. It can be friendly one minute, and your very worst enemy the next. Nature is cruel. It can be rough on land, but down there … oh, man, there’s things down there will give you the creeps for all time. If a five-storey wave happens to waltz along, if you get tipped into the raging wash, you’ll be a fish’s dinner in about five seconds.

He explained simply his reason for anger. I was in my thirties, and my father was nervous, thinking I could never give birth. He left then for Beru, his home island, and sent his sister back to attend to me. On the 13th April, nineteen eighty-two, I gave birth to a healthy boy. My baby was no longer a dream, but a real bundle in my arms. I couldn’t leave him alone. I loved him so much. He was perfect. At the first touch of my nipple, he was away, as if he’d been starving. My father came back from Beru, and I could see from his face how happy he was to see me nursing.

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