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on 12 June 2007
Bujold's great achievement is to write classical space opera, with all the fun that involves, while cleverly challenging its assumptions and cliches.

In the earlier (chronologically) Vor books the Cetagandans appear as just your typical Evil Empire. Here we learn that there is much more to them than Imperial Storm Troopers, and Miles learns to understand them and even work with them - not just for his own world's advantage, but because mutant super-imperialists are people too.
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