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Ethan of Athos - Lois McMaster Bujold
Ethan of Athos
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[An independent novel in the Vorkosigan universe.] Dr. Ethan Urquhart is Chief of Biology at a District Reproduction Center. He delivers babies from uterine replicators. You see, on Athos there are no women. In fact, the planet is forbidden to them. Isolated from the galactic community by... show more
[An independent novel in the Vorkosigan universe.] Dr. Ethan Urquhart is Chief of Biology at a District Reproduction Center. He delivers babies from uterine replicators. You see, on Athos there are no women. In fact, the planet is forbidden to them. Isolated from the galactic community by distance and a lack of exploitable resources, the Athosians have peacefully lived their peculiar social experiment for 200 years. But now the ovarian cultures dating back to the original settlement of the planet are giving out. With the future of Athos at stake, Ethan is chosen for a unique mission: to travel abroad and buy ovarian cultures to replenish Athos' dwindling stocks.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B000FBJ3DO
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Vorkosigan Saga (Publication order) 3 (#3)
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4.0 Ethan of Athos / Lois McMaster Bujold
The familiar old SF "planet of women" chestnut is reversed in the planet of Athos — an all-male planet made possible by the invention of the uterine replicator. Ethan, drawn out of his beloved Athos by a quest, finds himself an alien in more mainstream human society, and cannot help but find women d...
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