- "There's been a movement among the Progressives—spearheaded by my father—to fully integrate Komarr into the Empire. It's not a real popular idea with the Barrayaran right. It's a bit of an obsession with the old man—'Between justice and genocide there is, in the long run, no middle ground,'" Miles intoned."
- ―Miles reflects on his father's role in the scheme[src]
This scheme was viewed with considerable suspicion by Komarrans and Barrayarans both.
- "I'm not convinced of the long-range viability of the Komarr integration scheme—but I wouldn't care to go down in history as its saboteur."
- ―Barrayaran Commodore Destang's opinion[src]
- "Foreign domination of Komarr being not merely prone to abuse, but intrinsically evil by first principle. Trying to make it un-foreign by integration is not compromise, it's collaboration, capitulation. Komarran revolutionaries died for my sins."
- ―Komarran Duv Galeni's description of his father's opinion of the scheme[src]