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Enderthexenocide
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The Ender Wiggin Saga

Has ANYBODY ready Ender's Game or Speaker For the Dead? Or any of the others for that matter? Post here about discussions of likes and dislikes! If you like it as much as me please discuss!
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Re: The Ender Wiggin Saga

I really enjoyed Ender's Game and the Ender's Shadow series, however the original followups (Speaker for the dead, xenoside, ect.) Made me feel like I was being hit in the head with a bat while someone screamed "Genoside is BAD!" In my ear. (Funnily enough I knew that already)
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Well, the reason you felt that way is because of the trauma Ender went through as a kid blowing an intelligent race that was not understood into kingdom come! The main theme of Speaker For the Dead isn't just about the Piggies but also about the process Ender goes through to come to terms with the fact he pulled off humanities biggest crime and that even if he knew the training simulator was actually the battle, he still would've done it.
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I'm in love with those books, ever since I read Ender's Game when I was 6. I liked Ender's Shadow a little better, only because it went into more depth with Bean, who was one of my favorite characters. Now, I'm 13 and have read them all at least 5 times each!
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I agree entirely, Im 12 and I probably got Ender's Game less that a month ago and im now on Xenocide. I havnt read and of the Shadows books, ( Ender's Shadow, Shadow of the Headgemon, ect.) But the are absolutely amazing. But one question, are the Shadow books any good?

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Enderthexenocide wrote:
I agree entirely, Im 12 and I probably got Ender's Game less that a month ago and im now on Xenocide. I havnt read and of the Shadows books, ( Ender's Shadow, Shadow of the Headgemon, ect.) But the are absolutely amazing. But one question, are the Shadow books any good?

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Yes they are as good as the orginal books. I am sure you will enjoy them all.

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I understand what the plot reason was for that message, but it was a bit overdone, and made the books unenjoyable for me, I think it was an unnessary message, because most people open minded enough to be reading this series already know that genocide is wrong.
Enders Game is a great book, the Shadow books are very enjoyable, but I feel the other books in the main series suffered because they were too blugeoning with a message that IMHO is obvious.



Enderthexenocide wrote:
Well, the reason you felt that way is because of the trauma Ender went through as a kid blowing an intelligent race that was not understood into kingdom come! The main theme of Speaker For the Dead isn't just about the Piggies but also about the process Ender goes through to come to terms with the fact he pulled off humanities biggest crime and that even if he knew the training simulator was actually the battle, he still would've done it.


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That's my schools book club book right now. I'm honestly not really into sci-fi. There are actually 2 brothers in my school named Andrew and Peter Wiggin...no joke.
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All right, I'm trying to get through this book as fast as I can, but it's not working. I read the Order of the Pheonix in 6 hours and this alone takes 7 hours. I frankly am NOT a fan of sci fi. I would give this book a 1.5 out of 5. Must they use the word fart in every other sentence? And no matter HOW genius of a 6 year old you are, you still would not act or talk the way Ender talks. It's pain to drag through this book. I still have 45 more pages for tomorrow. Better go drag through them.
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