Diplomatic Immunity (Miles Vorkosigan Adventures) [Lois McMaster Bujold] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a Komarran merchant . Rephrase, O Diplomat. “Does it make it any easier, that it’s the second time, for you?” Her expression grew introspective. “Nikki was a body birth; of course. She has won an unprecedented four Hugo Awards for works in the Vorkosigan Saga. Bujold has published sixteen novels to date, all but one with Baen Books.
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After the emotional rollercoaster that was the amazing A Civil Campaign I took a little break from the Vorkosigan series, and the long trip back to Uruguay seemed like the bujolv time to start the next one in audio. Otherwise, it was still a very good installment. Here we have another satisfying addition to the saga of Miles Vorkosigan.
I forgot my password Password Reset. And Bel Thorne is back. Baen Books- Fiction – pages. The Betan herm and Miles are still a great team and soon start unravelling the situation that proves to be a much bigger problem than previously thought and with much more dangerous consequences.
Diplimatic became more and more involved thanks to great characters – main and supporting.
Well, parenthood of course. Turns out Miles is relatively close, and could he head over and straighten things out? I probably would have given this one a 3 star, except that the climax was diplo,atic good and made up for a lot.
May 09, Choko rated it really liked it Shelves: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc. The Graf station is a part of the Quaddiepace, occupied diplojatic administered by a bioengineered race of Quaddies — the beings created centuries ago as a slave labor in zero gravity, although they had gained their freedom and independence long ago. I just don’t get it – how can every single book in the Vorkosigan saga be a home run?!
Lord Miles Vorkosigan and Lady Ekaterin have their honeymoon interrupted by an urgent mission from their Emperor.
War was prevented, Miles and Bel were successfully treated, and Gupta was free to join the Dendarii Mercenariesif he wished. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
As usual, the galactic community is well represented. Published by Earthlight first published May 1st Miles, Mutants and Microbes. Jun 16, Clouds rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s a good read: It was wonderful seeing Bel Thorne again, she’s happy and in love and we were able to dish the dirt on Ekaterin. I really don’t want this series to end. A rich Komarran merchant fleet has been impounded at Graf Station, in distant Quaddiespace, after a bloody incident on the station docks involving a security officer from the convoy’s Barrayaran military escort.
Well worth reading, though.
Apr 27, Lindsay rated it really liked it Shelves: Most Barrayaran soldiers regard the Quaddies as mutants and act accordingly, just like provincial rednecks they are. Still have high hopes for the upcoming 14th volume, though. Waiting on Graf Station are diplomatic snarls, tangled loyalties, old friends, new enemies, racial tensions, lies and deceptions, mysterious disappearances, and a lethal secret with diplmatic consequences than even Miles anticipates: The only missing pieces to the story were “how did the large blood stain immunit about?
There are several things going for this novel. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. She awoke in a trash bin and with no sign of Bel anywhere. This time as the Lord Auditor: Buddy read with Choko and Evgeny. View all 16 comments. At the end of that meeting, one of the passengers came to him with a request. Komarr is one of the planets of Barrayar Empire; rich one.
But when duty calls in the voice of Barrayar’s Emperor Gregor, Miles, Gregor’s youngest Imperial Auditor a special high-level troubleshooter has no choice but to buujold. Everything is from Miles’ POV again, and none of the characters are moved along in any material fashion. More By and About This Author.
The ideas of personal freedom and privacy exists in Bujold’s future, however they look a little different. Curiously enough both of my buddy readers rated it lower. The downside of being a troubleshooter comes when trouble starts shooting back. Bujold spent several years on her Chalion and Sharing Knife series afterwards.
The situation called for an Imperial Auditor. On the other hand, the comedy is a part of what makes these novels so entertaining and I missed it in Diplomatic Immunity. And, oh by the way, matters surrounding the Cetagandans around Rho Ceta were getting peculiar: 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 Ohio State University, from whom she picked up her early interest in science fiction.
Nothing will remain behind. Interesting world inhabited by quadies — four armed no legs humans who live in zero gravity.
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Vorkosigan Saga Publication 1 – 10 of 16 books. A rich Komarran merchant fleet dpilomatic been impounded at Graf Stationin distant Quaddiespaceafter a bloody incident on the station docks involving a security officer from the convoy’s Barrayaran military escort. They have just left Earth to begin the journey home when Miles is dispatched by Emperor Gregor Vorbarra to Graf Station in Quaddiespace to untangle a diplomatic incident in his capacity as the nearest Imperial Auditor.
It was a joy and a privilege to read this book.