History Literature / VorkosiganSaga

19th Jun '16 8:26:18 AM AnotherGuy
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* WhoWatchesTheWatchmen: In ''Mirror Dance'', Mark wonders who psychoanalyzes Cordelia, who psychoanalyzes everyone, wondering "Who shaves the barber?" He later gets his answer: [[spoiler: Emperor Gregor]].

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* WhoWatchesTheWatchmen: In ''Mirror Dance'', Mark wonders who psychoanalyzes Cordelia, who psychoanalyzes everyone, wondering pondering "Who shaves the barber?" He later gets his answer: [[spoiler: Emperor Gregor]].
19th Jun '16 8:25:40 AM AnotherGuy
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* WhoWatchesTheWatchmen: In ''Mirror Dance'', Mark wonders who psychoanalyzes Cordelia, who psychoanalyzes everyone, wondering "Who shaves the barber?" He later gets his answer: [[spoiler: Emperor Gregor]].
19th Jun '16 7:53:02 AM AnotherGuy
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* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: [[spoiler:By Tej's father to Ivan]] at the end of ''Captain Vorpatril's Alliance''. Tej says his bark is worse than his bite, but [[spoiler: her mother]] might not even give any warning.

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* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: [[spoiler:By Tej's father to Ivan]] at the end of ''Captain Vorpatril's Alliance''. Tej says his bark is worse than his bite, but
-->'''Ivan:''' Is asking "Who can I kill for you?" usually how people say "I love you" in Jacksonian?
-->'''Tej:'''
[[spoiler: her mother]] No, just Dada. [[WomanScorned Though the Baronne is more dangerous -- she might not even give any warning.not]] ''[[MamaBear ask]]''.]]
-->'''Ivan:''' [[FridgeHorror Ee.]]
19th Jun '16 7:49:06 AM AnotherGuy
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* IfIWantedYouDead: At the end of ''Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen'', Miles states that the first Cetagandan invasion was not authorized by the ''haut'' at all, and instead was a massive get-rich-quick scheme by the ghem-generals. He stated had the ''haunt'' wanted take over Barrayar, they would have done it with their deadliest bio-weapons for a CurbStompBattle, and it's only by their discretion that Barrayar is permitted to ''live''. All of the adults have a healthy InUniverse dose of FridgeHorror.

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* IfIWantedYouDead: At the end of ''Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen'', Miles states that the first Cetagandan invasion was not authorized by the ''haut'' at all, and instead was a massive get-rich-quick scheme by the ghem-generals. He stated had the ''haunt'' ''haut'' wanted take over Barrayar, they would have done it with their deadliest bio-weapons for a CurbStompBattle, and it's only by their discretion that Barrayar is permitted to ''live''. All of the adults have a healthy InUniverse dose of FridgeHorror.
18th Jun '16 10:32:50 PM AnotherGuy
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* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: [[spoiler:By Tej's father to Ivan]] at the end of ''Captain Vorpatril's Alliance''. Tej says his word is worse than his bite, but [[spoiler: her mother]] might not even give any warning.

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* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: [[spoiler:By Tej's father to Ivan]] at the end of ''Captain Vorpatril's Alliance''. Tej says his word bark is worse than his bite, but [[spoiler: her mother]] might not even give any warning.
18th Jun '16 10:32:05 PM AnotherGuy
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* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: [[spoiler:By Tej's father to Ivan]] at the end of ''Captain Vorpatril's Alliance''.

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* IfIWantedYouDead: At the end of ''Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen'', Miles states that the first Cetagandan invasion was not authorized by the ''haut'' at all, and instead was a massive get-rich-quick scheme by the ghem-generals. He stated had the ''haunt'' wanted take over Barrayar, they would have done it with their deadliest bio-weapons for a CurbStompBattle, and it's only by their discretion that Barrayar is permitted to ''live''. All of the adults have a healthy InUniverse dose of FridgeHorror.
* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: [[spoiler:By Tej's father to Ivan]] at the end of ''Captain Vorpatril's Alliance''. Tej says his word is worse than his bite, but [[spoiler: her mother]] might not even give any warning.
17th Jun '16 2:05:06 AM PaulA
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* RecycledInSPACE: ''A Civil Campaign'' is an adaptation of OscarWilde's ''An Ideal Husband'' InSpace!
15th Jun '16 4:22:11 AM morenohijazo
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* ForgotToGagHim: Miles manages to HeelFaceTurn so many people with his sheer gift of the gab that one Admiral qualifies for 'DangerouslyGenreSavvy' solely by virtue of instructing his men to cut out his tongue if he tries to speak. It still doesn't save him from getting talked into turning sides later...
12th Jun '16 10:12:10 PM Qussow
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** Note that the Athosians are an isolationist backwater colony that seems to have been founded within a few decades of the Uterine Replicator's invention, with widespread censorship of any off-world media (including, it appears, scientific journals for all but a tiny majority of security-cleared citizens). It's not too implausible for their reproductive science to be lagging behind.

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** Note that the Athosians are an isolationist backwater colony that seems to have been founded within a few decades of the Uterine Replicator's invention, with widespread censorship of any off-world media (including, it appears, scientific journals for all but a tiny majority minority of security-cleared citizens). It's not too implausible for their reproductive science to be lagging behind.
12th Jun '16 8:45:25 PM ryg
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** Note that the Athosians are an isolationist backwater colony that seems to have been founded within a few decades of the Uterine Replicator's invention, with widespread censorship of any off-world media (including, it appears, scientific journals for all but a tiny majority of security-cleared citizens). It's not too implausible for their reproductive science to be lagging behind.
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