“Labyrinth” by Lois McMaster Bujold

aOriginally published in Analog, August, 1989; included in Borders of Infinity.  Baen, 1989; and also in Miles, Mystery, and Mayhem. Baen, 2001.

Intersex – Adult/Teen Interest

In this novella in the Vorkosigan series, Bel Thorne, a person who is described as being fully hermaphroditic – the preferred term on Bel’s home planet of Beta Colony – serves under Miles in a mission to Jackson’s Whole. Bel flirts with Miles, who is attracted, but can’t stop thinking of Bel as male.

Bel also appears as a supporting character in The Warrior’s Apprentice, The Vor Game, Brothers in Arms, Mirror Dance, Memory, and Diplomatic Immunity.

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Filed under **** Highly recommended, 1980s, Adult, Soldier Girls and Dancing Boys

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