YMMV / The Golden Oecumene

  • Crowning Moment of Funny: Helion taking out a pocket watch and advising Daphne and Phaethon to hurry up and commence making out before the war council convenes.
    • "Helion had determined that no gentleman would wear anything other than formal morning dress on the sun."
  • Foe Yay: In short story sequel The Far End of History, Atkins eventually falls in love with a female copy of himself whose mind has been tampered with by the enemy.
  • Iron Woobie: Atkins, and most of the Peers in the end.