Editorial Reviews. Review. Cordelia Naismith, Betan Survey Captain, was Shards of Honor (Vorkosigan Saga) – Kindle edition by Lois McMaster Bujold. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Lois McMaster Bujold’s Miles Vorkosigan space operas are among the most popular Shards of Honor is a love story about two adversaries drawn together in a. Shards of Honor, written by Lois McMaster Bujold and published by Baen Books in , is both the first book published and the first book chronologically of the.
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Lois McMaster Bujold’s Miles Vorkosigan space operas are among the most popular series fiction in all of SF, with no fewer than three of them winning Hugos and one earning a Nebula — and it all began here. Separated by wormholes, their love bound them together!
Shards of Honour (Vorkosigan Saga, #1) by Lois McMaster Bujold
In short, it’s a love story. The rest eventually appeared as the short story Aftermaths  and the Hugo-winning Barrayar. However, from the point-of-view of an introduction to this universe, it has some heavy lifting to do and the worlds involved need a lot more work to flesh out than they get here.
A good thing you know just how full of fish I am, and know better than to trust me when I say stuff like that, right?
She now lives in Minneapolis, and has two grown children. There are some deeper levels to the story as well, such as change being necessary and inevitable, everyone having to adapt in order to stay true to oneself and byjold the right thing, or sacrifice and costs Cordelia put that very nicely.
Shards of Honor
An all-time SF favorite! I totally fell in love with these two characters and their adventures, a mix of political intrigue and battles, both in space and on land, and between individuals as well as societies. Bujold doesn’t hold back on anything. Shards of Honor as originally published  was a truncated version of a much longer work Mirrors was the original working title.
The structure is also a bit wonky. View all comments. To their mutual surprise and that of everyone elsethey learn to respect one another. The book is mostly blah blah blah, and there is kf violent, bloody action to be had. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. View all 7 comments.
Dubauer saved her by throwing his body in front of her, taking the brunt of the blast. The romance is dressed with a lot of pseudo-sci-fi details, but, still, a marriage is proposed within 5 days of the meeting and worlds are turned upside down for love here.
Nije da mi smeta ali malo odskace od ostatka likova dobrih ili losih. Both come to each other fully formed and independently complete, rather than requiring the other person to catalyze their growth into the person they will become. It manages to be both a character-centric military SF adventure that focuses on military and personal honor, loyalties, betrayals, and complex political schemes, while also featuring honr unlikely romance between from two individuals who are deeply committed to maintaining loyalty to their sides, even when their own sides are politically fractured and treacherous.
Would you like us to take another look at this review? She and Vorkosigan encountered his second-in-command and friend, Korabik Gottyan ; she remained hidden with a stunner as Vorkosigan confronted Gottyan, who knew Vorkosigan was still alive from Bothari’s report. They need to cooperate to survive. You submitted the following rating and review.
The camp inmates, mostly women, have been mistreated and in some cases raped by their captors. Cordelia recovers in a prison camp on the same planet where she first met Vorkosigan. I know one thing for sure, this is a very welcome series in my life: When she wants to convey that Lord Vorkosigan is honorable, she lets him demonstrate in deed or gesture, as I’m sure Vorkosigan would prefer. I bujolr mean a bodice-ripping space bodice!
Shards of Honorwritten by Lois McMaster Bujold and published by Baen Books inis both the first book published and the first book chronologically ov the main sequence of the Vorkosigan Saga.
Blake I would not call this a “romance. The side characters nicely developed and feeling very much a necessary part of the story.