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By Lois McMaster Bujold

ISBN-10: 1439133948

ISBN-13: 9781439133941

Kibou-daini is a planet captivated with dishonest demise. Barrayaran Imperial Auditor Miles Vorkosigan can not often disapprove—he’s been dishonest demise his entire existence, at the thought that turnabout is reasonable play. but if a Kibou-daini cryocorp—an immortal corporation whose task it truly is to shepherd its all-too-mortal frozen consumers into an unknown future—attempts to extend its franchise into the Barrayaran Empire, Emperor Gregor dispatches his most sensible troubleshooter Miles to envision it out.

On Kibou-daini, Miles discovers generational clash over funds and assets is heating up, at the same time refugees displaced in time skew the that means of iteration prior fix. right here he unearths a tender boy with a fondness for pets and a perilous mystery, a Snow White trapped in an icy coffin who burns to re-write her personal story, and a mysterious crone who's the very embodiment of the caution Don’t mess with the secretary. Bribery, corruption, conspiracy, kidnapping—something is rotten on Kibou-daini, and it isn’t as a result of energy outages within the Cryocombs. And Miles is within the middle—of hassle!

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Dust ! crie Hoover. Horrid dust !... Ce sont les remous provoqués par l’appel d’air qui ont soulevé ces tourbillons... Mais comment cette damnée poussière a-t-elle pu entrer dans cette sacrée Sphère si hermétiquement close ? Un diffuseur lui répond. C’est Rochefoux, qui parle depuis la Salle de Conférences. ŕ Faites sauter en vitesse le fond de la boîte, dit-il. Et allez voir... Ŕ 44 Ŕ LE fond du Puits était ouvert. Sur la plate-forme, l’équipe de pointe était prête à descendre. Elle comprenait Higgins, Hoover, Léonova, Lanson et sa caméra sans film, l’Africain Shanga, le Chinois Lao, le Japonais Hoï-To, l’Allemand Henckel et Simon.

C’est Rochefoux, qui parle depuis la Salle de Conférences. ŕ Faites sauter en vitesse le fond de la boîte, dit-il. Et allez voir... Ŕ 44 Ŕ LE fond du Puits était ouvert. Sur la plate-forme, l’équipe de pointe était prête à descendre. Elle comprenait Higgins, Hoover, Léonova, Lanson et sa caméra sans film, l’Africain Shanga, le Chinois Lao, le Japonais Hoï-To, l’Allemand Henckel et Simon. C’était trop, dangereusement trop de monde. Mais il avait fallu donner satisfaction aux susceptibilités des délégations.

Plus bas, s’amorçait le sommet d’une large piste hélicoïde faite d’un métal qui ressemblait à de l’acier. Elle apparaissait dans la brume laiteuse du monde glacé. La deuxième opération commença. Une manche à air fut dirigée vers la paroi qui contenait le pan de mur. Aux yeux du monde entier, le premier fragment du passé enseveli allait être délivré de sa gangue. L’air chaud jaillit et se cogna à la glace qui se mit à ruisseler. Une suceuse aspirait la buée, une autre avalait l’eau de fonte et la renvoyait à la surface.

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