The Flowers of Vashnoi
The Flowers of Vashnoi

Year of publication: 2018
Sequence of author: Vorkosigan saga(№1)

The Flowers of Vashnoi

Lois McMaster Bujold

Science fiction

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THE FLOWERS OF VASHNOI a science fiction novella by Lois McMaster Bujold An Ekaterin Vorkosigan novella Copyright (c) 2018 by Lois McMaster Bujold ~ Cover by Ron Miller The Flowers of Vashnoi The lift van banked. Vadim Sammi, the district ranger piloting, pointed through the broad canopy. “The boundary of the Vashnoi exclusion zone is in sight, Lady Vorkosigan. Just… there.” Ekaterin peered. The cleared fields and scattered farmsteads had petered out a few kilometers back. Below the van stretched a rolling, undifferentiated carpet of mixed native Barrayaran red-brown and invasive Earth-green vegetation, scrub and trees, broken by an occasional glint of stream or patch of meadow or swamp. “How can you tell?” Her husband Miles, who had been uncharacteristically quiet during the half-hour flight from the district capital of Hassadar, leaned over between the front seats. “There are warning signs posted. On stakes or tacked to...