Ender's Shadow (The Shadow Series)

Ender's Shadow (The Shadow Series)

Orson Scott Card

The novel that introduced the bestselling Ender's Shadow sequence.

The human race is at battle with the "Buggers," an insect-like alien race. As Earth prepares to guard itself from overall destruction by the hands of an inscrutable enemy, all concentration is at the improvement of army geniuses who can struggle one of these warfare, and win. The lengthy distances of interstellar house have given wish to the defenders of Earth--they have time to coach those destiny commanders up from early life, forging them into an impossible to resist strength within the excessive orbital facility referred to as the conflict university. Andrew "Ender" Wiggin was once no longer the one baby within the conflict college; he used to be simply the easiest of the easiest. In Ender's Shadow, Card tells the tale of one other of these precocious generals, the only they known as Bean--the person who grew to become Ender's correct hand, a part of his group, within the ultimate conflict opposed to the Buggers. Bean's earlier used to be a conflict simply to continue to exist. His luck introduced him to the eye of the conflict School's recruiters, these humans scouring the planet for leaders, tacticians, and generals to avoid wasting Earth from the specter of alien invasion. Bean was once despatched into orbit, to the conflict college. And there he met Ender....

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