|Plot Summary of Shards of Honor|
Cordelia Naismith is left behind when her ship is attacked by Vorkosigan's ship and is forced to flee. She stays on the planet with her shipmate Debauer who is damaged by a Disruptor. They are both captured by Lord Vorkosigan and hike to a shelter Barrayarans have built. During the trek they realize they are becoming more than a captor and hostages.
This synopsis report prepared by Lani
Commander Cordelia Naismith gets captured by Barrayaran soldiers. She falls in love with a Barrayaran soldier, Aral Vorkosigan, even though they are on opposite sides of a war.
This synopsis report prepared by Tigerbelle
Cordelia Naismith, leading a scientific expedition to a new planet, is taken prisoner by Admiral Aral Vorkosigan of the Barrayaran army - and Barrayarans are known for the cruelty and repressive society. Over the course of a trek back to safety, Cordelia and Aral fall in love, which is unfortunate, because their governments are about to go to war with each other. Inevitably, they find themselves on opposite sides during a conflict.
This synopsis report prepared by Ivy
|Chapter Analysis of Shards of Honor|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
- falling in love with the enemy
- falling in love with captor
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- futuristic human freighter/transport
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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