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With each successive food delivery, Miles proceeded to refine his distribution system.

The Borders of Infinity by Lois McMaster Bujold

Read as part of the “Borders of Infinity” collection. Miles walks into a prison camp, friendless and naked. A buddy read with Choko and Maria. But I notice that they have their own firm notions of infinty important and they stick to their guns, literally.

That’s teeth, plural – my boy has two now! Superb write-up on Borders of Infinity, but I would expect no less from you. This novella started out as my least favorite of the sequence of stories mainly because it seemed so bleak and inexplicable, but by the end I was supremely happy I had stayed around.

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Miles might be his father’s son, but he gets his genius from his mother’s genetic material: Sep 02, Stephen rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Now, it’s worth mentioning if you’ve not heard me say it before that I’m reading this fourteen so far book saga out of order. In “Labyrinth”, he has to infiltrate a prison camp of an empire at war with Barrayar as preparation for a rescue of the 10, prisoners by his mercenary fleet.


Bujold works them into the ensuing narrative again and again and again and it’s gorgeous. Part of that is undoubtedly my familiarity with the Vorkosiverse. Both are rescues, but very different in plot.

Miles has lios best of both: It’s a great story and is full of heavier consequences than he normally experiences. This is run by the Cetagandan’s who although are sticking to the letter of the law of the treatment of POWs, they are going against every spirit the law entails, pitting prisoner against prisoner.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. And I hate short stories! Miles is an officer in the space navy. Her pacing is good, too.

Sep 23, annapi rated it really liked it Shelves: This story is actually better on a re-read.

Borders of Infinity, Lois McMaster Bujold

To say much about it is probably to give away too much. I bought the first one and simply couldn’t stop. Of course he has an alternate plan but being that everything is monitored, he has to just contr This was my leasted liked of the 3 novellas that come in the anthology.

Borders of Infinity – Miles is dropped into an unescapable prison camp. To keep himself occupied Miles took to walking the camp’s perimeter daily accompanied by Suegar; but with his mind elsewhere, he allowed himself to be ambushed by Pitt’s former minions. There are a few Dante references also. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. How everything falls neatly into place, in the end. The idea was to take control of the food pile as it was delivered, and distribute the food fairly to each person in line.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. In the process he meets a monster of “genetics gone wild” and there is no way you would believe me if I tell you what happens. His home world is military minded so the stories have some violence, but not an over abundance and any sex is talked of but no graphic descriptions. You also get a sense of how close to the edge Miles is all the time and how deeply he feels for the people in his charge. As for this story, Miles is working the system again and gets himself thrown into a prisoner of war camp for reasons.


I really need to stop being so stubborn about short fiction. I read this back in Borders of Infinity: I really enjoyed all three of these short stories.

Miles remains a fast-talking but physically-handicapped guy whose greatest weapon is his wits. His right hand clenched, as if crushing an eggshell. Miles, Mystery and Mayhem. The main plot is basically a whodunit, involving Miles being clever and making some nice statements about loos and euthanasia, but my favourite part of the story were the scenes where Miles mourned his grandfather Piotr, and the ones involving horses — not an obvious link, but if you recall from the epilogue of Barrayarhorses were the basis of building a relationship for Piotr and little Miles.

In “Mountains of Mourning”, he is tasked while on leave by his Prime Minister father to serve as judge and detective in a case of infanticide in a rural backwater on his home world of Barrayar.

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