First edition, First printing
Page count: 312
Book Size: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"
The Warrior's Apprentice
by Lois McMaster Bujold
Discharged from the Barrarayan academy after flunking the physical, a discouraged Miles Vorkosigan takes possession of a jumpship and becomes the leader of a mercenary force that expands to a fleet of treasonous proportions.
Table of Contents
- "Foreword: More Than the Sum of His Parts" by Douglas Muir
- The Warrior's Apprentice
- Timelines by Suford Lewis
- "Some Barrayaran Genealogy" by Suford Lewis
The book also includes a revised timeline of the Vorkosigan stories, and revised genealogical notes by the book's editor, Suford Lewis. (Earlier versions of these items appeared in NESFA Press's collection of some of Bujold's shorter works, Dreamweaver's Dilemma.)
An audio tape version of The Warrior's Apprentice is available from The Reader's Chair.
Lois McMaster Bujold is considered today's leading proponent of character-driven adventure science fiction. Her chronicles of the Vorkosigan family have won her legions of admirers throughout the world. Her fantasy novel, The Spirit Ring, was published in 1993; another fantasy, The Curse of Chalion, was published by Eos in 2001. It was the first of a new series of connected novels that includes Paladin of Souls. She is currently working on additions to her universes.
Nicholas Jainschigg was honored as an "emerging artist" with the Gaughan Award in 1993. He has a plethora of book covers to his credit, before and since, has been artist Guest of Honor at a number of regional SF conventions and has branched out into game cards and comics covers. He is Assistant Professor of Illustration at Rhode Island School of Design.
Cover art by Nicholas Jainschigg
Cover design by Alice N. S. Lewis