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Falling Free

2 Ratings: 2.5
A book by Lois McMaster Bujold

      Falling Free Falling Free (1988) is set about 200 years before the birth of Miles Vorkosigan. It relates the creation of the "Quaddies", genetically modified people who have four arms, the second pair appearing where … see full wiki

Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Publisher: Baen (June 1, 1999)
2 reviews about Falling Free
Quick Tip by . September 18, 2009
Falling Free and Komarr are Bujold's two most scientific stories. Her father was an engineer and it shows.
review by . March 03, 2009
Formulaic. This is the best way to describe the disappointing Falling Free, which is predictable from page one. The basic plot line should sound familiar: Multiuniversal (as opposed to multinational) corporation creates genetically engineered human beings that are perfect for work in free fall and drastically lower operating costs; these "quaddies" become obsolete after invention of artificial gravity for space stations; corporation wants to rid itself of the quaddies and cut costs. You can imagine …
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