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Orson Scott Card

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he adults are the enemy, not the other armies. They do not tell us the truth. Narrator, Chapter 7 Sources: IMDb, Salon.com, Wired.com Copyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc. Duality Violent behavior and empathy can coexist in the same person. Power of Technology Technology can make both weapons and words more powerful. Inhumanity Humans can be cruel to protect their own self-interests. Themes Ender’s loving sister; the mind behind the influential political blogger Demosthenes Valentine Hero from the last human-bugger war; becomes Ender’s final teacher Mazer Rackham Military officer in charge of Battle School; becomes responsible for Ender Colonel Graff Abused child genius; trained in battle tactics and leadership so he can save the world Ender Main Characters Card first published Ender’s Game as a short story in 1977 and developed it into an award-winning novel in the early 1980s. The novel’s controversial portrayal of an abused child who further suffers as a battle strategist made it Card’s most influential work. ORSON SCOTT CARD BORN 1951 Author Ender learns his training simulations were real; he has killed an entire race. Command School Ender excels at simulations of bugger battles but is plagued with depression. Battle School Young Ender is recruited to save the world from the buggers. Planet Earth Ender Wiggin is the youngest recruit ever at Battle School. Everyone hopes he will be the military genius who can defeat a menacing, insect-like alien army called the buggers. His training will be merciless. But even if Ender can stop the aliens, his life will be forever changed. Can a Child Genius Save the World? OVERVIEW English Original Language 1985 Year Published Orson Scott Card Author Ender’s Game Science Fiction Novel

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