[LMB] Sergyaran wormholes (was: Re: Political Discussion)
tonyz at eskimo.com
Mon Jan 31 16:36:08 GMT 2011
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 08:31:22AM -0800, Jeff Shultz wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 2:46 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a sneaking suspicion that in a century or so the capital of the
> > empire will be Komarr, with Barrayar as a quaint, traditional and
> > slightly backward corner of the empire. And Sergyar as the new,
> > up and coming hub of trade and innovation.
> That's indeed possible - one thing I've noticed is that we always
> discuss the wormhole from Sergyar to Escobar, but the system has at
> least two others - one to Komarr (naturally), and the one, presumably
> to Beta, that Cordelia originally came through.
> Who knows what undiscovered 5-space wonders are still out there in
> Sergyaran local space?
I agree that Komarr is likely to be the empire's economic core -- and
at some point, someone is likely to see the value of having their
main decision-making point be six jumps closer to the rest of the
Nexus than Barrayar.
Sort of like the Stuarts coming to London when they inherited
Western Buddhism is like Unitarianism without all the harsh dogmas.
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