- "Vorkalloner smiled. 'Old Vorsmythe,' he noted, 'used to turn in handwritten plastic flimsys. Never more than two pages. He insisted anything important could always be said in two pages.'"
- ―On the occasion of Miles being offered the job of 8th Auditor[src]
Vorsmythe was a Vor on Barrayar, and a member of the Vorsmythe family. He served in the Barrayaran Imperial Service, later rising to the rank of General. He became an Imperial Auditor, but died in office. Two years after his death, Miles Vorkosigan was appointed to his open position.
- Memory chapter 28