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Cordelia's Honor, an omnibus edition written by Lois McMaster Bujold and published in 1996 by Baen Books, combines Shards of Honor and Barrayar, which takes a look at Cordelia Naismith's introduction to Barrayaran society and her early relationship and marriage to Aral Vorkosigan.

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

In the afterword to Cordelia's Honor, this statement is made:

"Shards/Barrayar, as it finally evolved, became a book about the price of becoming a parent, particularly but not exclusively a mother. Not just Aral and Cordelia, but all the other supporting couples took up and played their symphonic variations on the theme, exploring its complexities: Kou and Drou, Padma and Alys, Piotr and his dead wife, Vordarian and Serg and Kareen, and most strangely and SFnally, Bothari and the uterine replicator."
―Lois McMaster Bujold[src]

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