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Sick of combat and betrayal, Cordelia Vorkosigan is ready to settle down to
a quiet life. But when the Emperor dies, her husband Aral becomes guardian of
the infant heir to the imperial throne of Barrayar and the target of high-tech
assassins in a dy
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 362.87g
  • Riverdale, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 1476781117
  • 9781476781112
  • 281,334

About Lois McMaster Bujold

A science fiction and fantasy legend, Lois McMaster Bujold has won seven Hugo Awards and three Nebula Awards. Her Miles Vorkosigan saga is a massively popular science fiction mainstay. Her many New York Times bestsellers include previous series entries Cryoburn, Diplomatic Immunity, and Captain Vorpatril's Alliance. In 2020, Ms. Bujold was named the 36th Damon Knight Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.
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Rating details

26,333 ratings
4.29 out of 5 stars
5 48% (12,563)
4 37% (9,757)
3 12% (3,264)
2 2% (527)
1 1% (222)
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