Sick of combat, Cordelia Naismith is ready to settle down to a quiet life. But when the Emperor dies, Aral become guardian of the infant heir to the throne of Barrayar. Cordelia soon finds herself allied with Aral to keep the child safe from high-tech assassins engaged in a dynastic civil war fought with biowar technology.

Cordelia's Honor 1999, Baen

ISBN-13: 9780671578282

Mass-market paperback

Cordelia's Honor 1996, Baen Books

ISBN-13: 9780671877491

Trade paperback