Brothers in Arms
Miles Meets His Match -- Almost!The Dendarii Mercenaries thought shore leave on old quaint, placid Earth would be a nice change of pace from chasing Cetagandans. But with Miles Naismith Vorkosigan around, things just seem to get complicated. With Miles and his clone both in the same place at the... show more
Miles Meets His Match -- Almost!The Dendarii Mercenaries thought shore leave on old quaint, placid Earth would be a nice change of pace from chasing Cetagandans. But with Miles Naismith Vorkosigan around, things just seem to get complicated. With Miles and his clone both in the same place at the same time, life gets too crazy for even Miles. Good thing Elli Quinn and the Dendarii are on hand to bail him out!
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2001-11-27
Publisher: Baen Books
Pages no: 338
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Sci Fi Fantasy
, Space Opera
, Speculative Fiction
The Dendarii reach Earth for supplies, medical aide and monetary compensation, and while Miles tries to sort all this out, he gets to know Duv Galeni, essentially his superior in Barrayar's Embassy on Earth, a Komarran who lost his family during the Komarran occupation and now serves as some kind of...
After my re-read of Shards of Honor and Barrayar, I decided to jump ahead to the Brothers in Arms/Mirror Dance/Memory arc. Re-reading Brothers in Arms was an interesting experience–it’s actually one of the few that doesn’t re-read as well as I expected. The rest of this review is fairly spoilery, so...
Admiral Miles Naismith is back from an extended and successful mission leading the Dendarii mercenaries. Now, at the legendary home planet, Earth, Miles expects to be able to collect six months' pay (plus expenses) for his fleet, and do some tourism.Unfortunately, there seems to have been a breakdow...
Miles in on Earth with Ellie, hoping for a little vacation and some needed repairs of his fleet and soldiers. Nothing is ever easy for him. He does find a little love, but it won't be along the lines that he was hoping. This is such a great series, especially with a not very average hero.
Liked this one, didn't love it. Don't get me wrong, I do in fact love Miles with all my heart, but this story wasn't quite as involving as the previous ones. I like the Elli twist, of course. And am interested to see where the Mark storyline goes.
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