- "Makes it feel like our past isn’t just something to be thrown on a scrap heap, now we’re all turning galactic, y’know?”
This brought a smile to Tej’s lips, one of the few in the past hours. “Is that what you Barrayarans think you’re doing?”"
- ―Barrayarans try to be more galactic[src]
Galactic in the Vorkosigan Saga referred to anyone who accepted the values of mainstream intergalactic society, often promoted by travel and trade through the Galactic Nexus as opposed to those who preferred an insular approach to cultural and social values.
See Galactic Timeline for an approximation of Galactic History.