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06:43:26 PM Aug 26th 2013
"In the Vorkosigan Saga, Miles is faced with a situation where he has led his (relatively small) forces to charge headlong on the point where the action will be, if he's right. He considers, for a moment, what will happen if this wild move spooks the (unbelievably huge) opposing forces into believing their invasion plans are in jeopardy and, as a result, never carry them out. He concludes that, if that happens, he will have performed the perfect war of manoeuvre by his father's own definition... Of course, I'll have political egg on my face and a lynch mob after me from three sides, but Dad will understand... I hope."

That sound's like a good one but I can't remember it. Which book?
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