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The Vorkosigan Companion, edited by Lillian Stewart Carl and John Helfers and published in 2008 by Tekno Books, is a compendium of information about the Vorkosigan Saga.

It contains the following:

Essays and discussions[]

  • "Putting it Together: Life, the Vorkosiverse, and Everything" by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • "A Conversation with Lois McMaster Bujold" by Lillian Stewart Carl
  • "Publishing, Writing, and Authoring: Three Different Things" by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • "A Conversation with Toni Weisskopf" by John Helfers
  • "Romance in the Vorkosiverse" by Mary Jo Putney
  • "Biology in the Vorkosiverse and Today" by Tora K. Smulders-Srinivasan, Ph.D.
  • "'What's the Worst Thing I can Do to This Character?': Technology in the Vorkosiverse" by Ed Burkhead
  • "Through Darkest Adolescence with Lois McMaster Bujold, or Thank You, but I Already Have a Life" by Lillian Stewart Carl
  • "Foreword to Falling Freeby James A. McMaster
  • "Foreword to Shards of Honor" by James Bryant
  • "More Than the Sum of His Parts: Foreword to The Warrior's Apprentice" by Douglas Muir
  • "Foreword to Ethan of Athos" by Marna Nightingale
  • "Come for the Bujold, Stay for the Beer: Science Fiction Writers as Occasions of Fandom" by Marna Nightingale

The Compendium Itself[]

  • "A Pronunciation Guide to the Vorkosigan Saga" by Suford Lewis
  • "An Old Earther's Guide to the Vorkosigan Universe" by Denise Little
  • "The Vorkosigan Saga Novel Summaries" by John Helfers
  • "The Vorkosigan Saga Concordance" by Kerrie Hughes, John Helfers, and Ed Burkhead


  • "Topology of the Wormhole Nexus" by Crystal Carroll and Suford Lewis
  • "Miles Vorkosigan/Naismith" and "Timelines" by Suford Lewis
  • "Some Barrayaran Genealogy" by Suford Lewis