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Did the Culture interfere with other civilizations to a greater or lesser extent after the the Idiran war?

In Consider Phlebas, the Culture seem to be spreading throughout the Milky Way, but having very little to do with other civilizations. The Idiran war seems to be forcing the culture to reevaluate ...
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What is the actual shape of the Vavatch Orbital? A true ring?

In Iain M. Banks', fairly rockin' Culture novel, Consider Phlebas a good third of the book takes place on what is called the "Vavatch Orbital". An orbital is apparently a massive ...
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