Highly popular Space Opera sequence by Lois McMaster Bujold (whom see for fuller discussion), with a much wider range – from often light-hearted Military SF adventure and romantic comedy to stories of considerable dark power – than is normally associated with this subgenre. The series began with two books published in the same year: Shards of Honor (1986), which brings together the parents of the central character Miles Vorkosigan, and The Warrior's Apprentice (1986), Miles's first exploit. Three later series novels and a related novella – "The Mountains of Mourning" (May 1989 Analog) – won Hugos, and the novella also received a Nebula. [DRL]
see also: Series.
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