[LMB] An interesting thought experiment for Barrayar

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Wed Oct 4 00:11:05 BST 2017


On Mon, 2 Oct 2017 19:37:36 -0400, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>What if Barrayaran astronomers discovered a high-quality habitable world,
>something like Sergyar, relatively close to Barrayar?  But as far as anyone
>can determine, no wormhole leads to it.  How would Barrayaran society
>respond?  If they sent out a ship to claim it, who would go?  Would anyone?

Technically proficient proles who are adventurous and frustrated by the
perceived injustice of the Vor sitting on top of everything.

Agricultural workers hoping to be more valued on a frontier world.

The sort of people who piled into wagons and set out for the New
Territories.
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