Diplomatic Immunity (Miles Vorkosigan Adventures) [Lois McMaster Bujold] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a Komarran merchant . Editorial Reviews. Review. Fans won’t find this surprising in the least, but Miles Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Diplomatic Immunity (Vorkosigan Saga) by [Bujold, Lois McMaster]. Diplomatic Immunity is one of the most exciting books in the universe ever. The first time I read it, it gave me an asthma attack —those.
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Gupta had been trying to kill the ba, but now that it had seen him, he figured himself for dead sooner or later. It’s really just an episode in his life. Miles was supposed to sort it all out.
They were basically designed for 0-gravity environments. The plot here, which I kind of assumed at first would be a minor imbroglio designed to let us see Miles and Ekaterin interact as newlyweds, turned out to be fantastic.
Diplomatic Immunity 16 45 May 17, This passenger was self-identified as an amphibious man, heavily gengineered. Jul 23, Victoria rated it really liked it Recommended to Victoria by: There are two races playing bad guys in the Universe.
I didn’t want to put it down and quickly picked it back up again. So the tensions run high on a normal trip through Quaddie space. There’s some good mortal danger combined with those signature crazy-but-just-might-work Miles plans at the end. It’s great and I recommend it Here we have another satisfying addition to the saga of Miles Vorkosigan. I probably would have given this one a 3 star, except that the climax was pretty good and made up for a lot. It’s an interesting bunch.
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I will try to explain, but it might sound somewhat incomprehensible. The action picked up near the end, but the pacing wasn’t exactly full tilt throughout. The Kiss That Missed We get to see Bell, dplomatic hermaphrodite, and his quaddy Nicole. A convoy immunitty Komarran merchant ships are being prevented from leaving the station due to trouble caused by Barrayaran personnel from their military escort.
Lady Vorkosigan is really growing into the role. Prev Page Next Page. Such an imaginative wild ride of a whodunnit. His investigation eventually uncovers a conspiracy which could lead to bioterrorism and war. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
You can read why I came to this decision here. How scientifically proph Another solid story in the Vorkosigan cannon.
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Miles and Ekaterin are heading to Graf Station, in Quaddie-space. 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 answer.
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What’s more, this is the first time I’ve ever felt cheated by Bujold’s story telling. But, as usual, something liis to delay their return. Meanwhile there was quite a bit of room for improving the public image of Barrayarans; Bel Thorne and Ekaterin decided that a visit to the Minchenko Auditorium to see space ballet was in order. Investigation of these new facts took Miles and the quaddies to the Idris.
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 mc,aster fiction. The mother of two, Bujold lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Jeff Zaleski said in his Publishers Weekly review that “Bujold is adept at world-building and provides a witty, character-centered plot, full of exquisite grace notes such as the description of quaddie ballet.
Lord Miles Vorkosigan of Barrayar and his wife, Lady Ekaterin, have other things on their minds, such as getting home in time to attend the long-awaited births of their first children. Waiting on Graf Station are diplomatic snarls, tangled loyalties, old friends, new enemies, racial tensions, lies and deceptions, mysterious disappearances, and a lethal bujpld with wider consequences than even Miles anticipates: I’m so happy Bujold penned oois “redemption” tale for Bel Thorne.
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Add a disappearance of a Barrayaran ImpSec officer on one of their stations and you can guess how the trigger happy Barrayarans reacted. As usual, Bujold is adept at world-building and provides a witty, character-centered plot, full of exquisite immhnity notes such as the description of quaddie ballet hint: My expectations were much too high, apparently.
Plus a racial tension. Corbeau volunteered; soon after, Miles and his armsman Roic broke into Nav and Comm and apprehended the ba. But of course, it’s never that simple, and pretty soon Miles is up to immunlty neck in an investigation into far more than just a breakdown in relations with the locals. Miles and Ekatherin are blissfully happy, loia the ship is intercepted by an Emperial order for Miles to sort things out on a trade space station.