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Ender's Shadow (The Shadow Saga)
Series: The Shadow Saga
Volume: 1
Genre: SF
ISBN: 1857239989
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company (UK)
Price: 6.99
Reader Rating: 9 out of 10
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Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card

Description: Returning to the time of 'Ender's Game', 'Ender's Shadow' follows the story of one of Ender Wiggin's fellow pupils at the Battle School. The novel is the first in a new 'Ender' sequence.

Ender’s Shadow is a companion novel set in the same timeframe as Ender's Game and focuses on Ender's time at Battle school and his training for action in the Bugger wars (don't laugh!) For those unfamiliar with the Ender saga....


...it follows the story of an extremely gifted child who is trained as a military commander and, unbeknownst to him, the simulated computer battles he fights control a real fleet light-years away on the Bugger's homeworld. Ender then spends much of his adult life trying to save the race he almost destroyed. Ender's Shadow follows a boy called Bean, who rises from homelessness on the streets of Rotterdam to Ender's second in command and replacement if need be. Bean is only four years old when he is selected for training. His advanced intelligence, which would put most adults to shame, is established early in the book and has kept him alive until he comes to the attention of battle school recruiters, who have agents in every city...

Also in this series are Shadow of the Hegemon, Shadow Puppets, Shadow of the Giant Return to the Orson Scott Card page.

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