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Orson Scott Card - Árnyékbábok
A ​Végjátékban véget ért Hangyháború után a harc most a Föld teljes uralmáért zajlik. Az Árnyék-sorozat harmadik részében a Hegemónia a bukás szélére kerül, ám az őrült és zseni Achilles az árnyékból, láthatatlan szálakat mozgatva irányítja tovább a hatalomátvételt. A Végjáték hősei a Föld különböző országainak stratégiai pozícióit töltik be, de közös összefogásuk sem elég, hogy Achillest megállítsák. Ebben a sodró lendületű, izgalmas cselekményekben gazdag, szinte letehetetlen regényben Orscon Scott Card a tőle megszokott profizmussal szövi tovább a Végjáték utáni Föld történetét. ORSON SCOTT CARD, aki íróként számos elismerést kapott, tucatnyi science-fiction és fantasy bestsellerrel büszkélkedhet. Card az első olyan szerző, aki két egymás utáni évben is elnyerte a Hugo- és a Nebula-díjat. Az Árnyék-sorozat eddig megjelent két kötete – az Ender árnyékában és a Hegemón árnyéka – után, a harmadik részt most először vehetik magyarul is a kezükbe az olvasók.

Orson Scott Card - Ender's ​Shadow
Orson ​Scott Card brings us back to the very beginning of his brilliant Ender Quartet, with a novel that allows us to reenter that world anew. With all the power of his original creation, Card has created a parallel volume to Ender's Game, a book that expands and compliments the first, enhancing its power, illuminating its events and its powerful conclusion. The human race is at War with the "Buggers", an insect-like alien race. The first battles went badly, and now as Earth prepares to defend itself against the imminent threat of total destruction at the hands of an inscrutable alien enemy, all focus is on the development and training of military geniuses who can fight such a war, and win. The long distances of interstellar space have given hope to the defenders of Earth--they have time to train these future commanders up from childhood, forging then into an irresisible force in the high orbital facility called the Battle School. Andrew "Ender" Wiggin was not the only child in the Battle School; he was just the best of the best. In this new book, card tells the story of another of those precocious generals, the one they called Bean--the one who became Ender's right hand, part of his team, in the final battle against the Buggers. Bean's past was a battle just to survive. He first appeared on the streets of Rotterdam, a tiny child with a mind leagues beyond anyone else's. He knew he could not survive through strength; he used his tactical genius to gain acceptance into a children's gang, and then to help make that gang a template for success for all the others. He civilized them, and lived to grow older. Bean's desperate struggle to live, and his success, brought him to the attention of the Battle School's recruiters, those people scouring the planet for leaders, tacticians, and generals to save Earth from the threat of alien invasion. Bean was sent into orbit, to the Battle School. And there he met Ender....

Orson Scott Card - Seventh ​Son
From ​the primal depth's of the world's greatest myths comes this gripping fantasy of a boy, born to be a Maker, whose dangerous journey towards knowledge and power makes history ...Amid the deep woods where the Red Man still holds sway, a very special child is born. Young Alvin is the seventh son, and such a boy is destined to become great - perhaps even a man with the enormous powers of a Maker. But even in the loving safety of his home, dark forces reach out to destroy him. Somewhere out there is a power that will do anything to prevent him growing up ...More information on this book and others can be found on the Orbit website at www.orbitbooks.co.uk

Orson Scott Card - Alvin ​Wandering
An ​Omnibus of Alvin books of the fourth and fifth series. Illustrated by Steve Hickman.

Orson Scott Card - Characters ​& Viewpoint
Ehhez a könyvhöz nincs fülszöveg, de ettől függetlenül még rukkolható/happolható.

Orson Scott Card - First ​Meetings
Meet ​Andrew "Ender" Wiggin, the unforgettable boy-hero of Ender's Game--winner of the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for Best Novel--and enter his Universe through this collection of stories. "The Polish Boy" is John Paul Wiggin, the future father of Ender. In the years between the first two Bugger Wars, the Hegemony is desperate to recruit brilliant military commanders to repel the alien invasion. They may have found their man--or boy--in John Paul Wiggin.... In "Teacher's Pest"-a novella written especially for this collection--a brilliant but arrogant John Paul Wiggin, now a university student, matches wits with an equally brilliant graduate student. "The Investment Counselor" is set after the end of the Bugger Wars. Banished from Earth and slandered as a mass murderer, twenty-year-old Andrew Wiggin wanders incognito from planet to planet as a fugitive--until a blackmailing tax inspector compromises his identity and threatens to expose Ender the Xeoncide. Also reprinted here is the original award-winning novella, "Ender's Game," which first appeared in 1977.

Orson Scott Card - Songmaster
An ​SF classic from the author of Ender's Game. Kidnapped at an early age, the young singer Ansset has been raised in isolation at the mystical retreat called the Songhouse. His life has been filled with music, and having only songs for companions, he develops a voice that is unlike any heard before. Ansset's voice is both a blessing and a curse, for the young Songbird can reflect all the hopes and fears his auidence feels and, by magnifying their emotions, use his voice to heal--or to destroy. When it is discovered that his is the voice that the Emperor has waited decades for, Ansset is summoned to the Imperial Palace on Old Earth. Many fates rest in Ansset's hands, and his songs will soon be put to the test: either to salve the troubled conscience of a conqueror, or drive him, and the universe, into mad chaos. Songmaster is a haunting story of power and love--the tale of the man who would destroy everything he loves to preserve humanity's peace, and the boy who might just sing the world away.

Orson Scott Card - Shadows ​in Flight
Ender's ​Shadow explores the stars in this all-new novel... At the end of Shadow of the Giant, Bean flees to the stars with three of his children--the three who share the engineered genes that gave him both hyper-intelligence and a short, cruel physical life. The time dilation granted by the speed of their travel gives Earth's scientists generations to seek a cure, to no avail. In time, they are forgotten--a fading ansible signal speaking of events lost to Earth's history. But the Delphikis are about to make a discovery that will let them save themselves, and perhaps all of humanity in days to come. For there in space before them lies a derelict Formic colony ship. Aboard it, they will find both death and wonders--the life support that is failing on their own ship, room to grow, and labs in which to explore their own genetic anomaly and the mysterious disease that killed the ship's colony.

Orson Scott Card - A ​Holtak Szószólója
A ​hangyokkal vívott végső háború után Ender Wiggin nyomtalanul eltűnik. Ezzel egy időben egy új hang jelenik meg az emberlakta univerzumban, a Holtak Szószólója, aki mesélni kezdi a Hangyháború igaz történetét. Történetünk idején, tehát hosszú évszázadokkal később egy újabb idegen fajt ismer meg az emberiség, ám ez a kapcsolat ismét tragédiába torkollik. A Száz Világ lakói félelemmel vegyes értetlenséggel állnak az emberáldozatot követelő esemény előtt. Egyedül a Holtak Szószólója rendelkezik azzal a bátorsággal és tudással, hogy a gyilkos nyomába eredjen, kiderítse az igazságot, és végül elmesélje azt a történetet, amely a halál bekövetkeztekor az egyetlen történet, ami valóban érdemes rá, hogy elmondják...

Orson Scott Card - Hart's ​Hope
Palicroval ​the Fair spares the life of Asineth after killing her father and taking her kingdom from her, but Asineth is determined to seek revenge in spite of Palicroval's show of mercy.

Orson Scott Card - A ​hetedik fiú
Alvin ​Miller reménykedve, de szívében félelemmel várja gyermeke születésének napját. Tudja, hogy egy hetedik fiú hetedik fiának lenni különleges hatalmat jelent, de azt is tudja, hogy egy ilyen varázslatos gyermeknek az ellenségei is nagy hatalmúak, s nem téved: a fia csak úgy születhet meg, hogy bátyja életét áldozza érte és anyjukért. A kis Alvin úgy nő fel az Amerika nyugati tóvidékét elözönlő telepesek körében, hogy örökös veszélyben az élete. Ördögi ellenfele addig akarja elpusztítani, amíg a fiú rá nem ébred mágikus erejére. Alvint azonban szüleinek, öt bátyjának, és cserfes, de szerető nővéreinek szakadatlan figyelme kíséri mindenhová. Kilenc éves, amikor megérkezik közéjük egy profetikus vándor, a fiú életére törő hatalom pedig nyíltan is támadásba lendül... Teremtő Alvin története egy olyan XVIII. századi, alternatív Amerikában játszódik, ahol a folklór valóság: a ráolvasás, bűbáj, hexák és igézések a telepesek mindennapi életének részei. Angliában elmaradt a hosszú életű Cromwell után a restauráció, és a száműzött Stuartok Amerika déli, rabszolgatartó tartományaiba menekültek, a keleti parton tarka nemzetiségi kolóniák és az autonóm indián állam terül el, az északi részen a fundamentalista Zarándokok, még följebb az alattomos francia gyarmatok terjeszkednek, George Washingtont pedig röviddel azután, hogy megtagadta a harcot Jefferson szedett-vedett seregei ellen, lefejezték, így aztán sosem lett elnök. Ebben az Amerikában az öreg Ben Franklin, a szóbeszéd szerint, kora nagy varázslója.

Orson Scott Card - Prentice ​Alvin
Alvin ​has returned to the town of his birth and is now the blacksmith's apprentice. But he must also learn the difficult arts of a maker and hopes that the magic of the seer, Peggy, can help him. However, Peggy can only anticipate a future filled with misery and Alvin is forced to hide his powers.

Orson Scott Card - Múltfigyelők
Megváltoztatni ​a történelmet. A sci-fi irodalom egyik hálás alaptémája, nem véletlenül nyúlt hozzá annyi szerző az idők folyamán. És bár a Múltfigyelők alaptémája is ez, Card mégsem állt be a sorba. Persze Card sosem áll be a sorba, neki külön útjai vannak, és e külön utakon oly magabiztosan jár, mintha az négysávos sztráda lenne. Merthogy az is. Card saját, különbejáratú sztrádája. Ha rendelkezésünkre áll a technika, mellyel a múltat nem csak megfigyelni lehet, de be is lehet avatkozni, felmerül a kérdés, hogy be is kell-e avatkozni? Jóvá lehet-e tenni az emberiség múltjának bűneit? És jóvá kell-e tenni? A múltfigyelők egy csoportja úgy dönt, igen, jóvá kell tenni. Beavatkoznak hát az emberiség történelmének egy sorsfordító pillanatába. A magasztos cél: megszabadítani az elődöket értelmetlen szenvedéseiktől - de ahogy a mondás tartja: a pokolba vezető út jó szándékkal van kikövezve. Orson Scott Card az egyetlen író, aki egymás után kétszer kapta meg a Hugo- és a Nebula-díjat. Card többek között magáénak mondhatja a World Fantasy-díjat és a Mythopoeic-díjat is. Nem akármilyen regényt tart kezében az olvasó.

Orson Scott Card - Speaker ​for the Dead
The ​thrilling sequel to Ender’s Game and winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards—this full cast unabridged recording includes an original postscript written and recorded by the author. Three thousand years have passed since Ender Wiggin won humanity’s war with the Buggers by totally destroying them. Ender remains young, traveling the stars at the speed of relativity, but a hundred years or more might pass on Earth while he experiences a month-long voyage. In three thousand years, Ender’s books The Hive Queen and The Hegemon, written under a pseudonym, have become holy writ, while the name of Ender itself has become anathema: he is the Xenocide, the one who killed an entire race of thinking, feeling beings, killed the only other sapient race humankind had found in all the galaxy. The only ones, that is, until the planet called Lusitania was discovered and colonized. The discovery was seen as a gift to humanity, a chance to redeem the destruction of the Buggers. This time, the Starways Congress vowed, there would be no tragic misunderstanding leading to war. But once again men die, killed by the aliens in a rite no one understands. Ender, now known only as the Speaker for the Dead, comes to Lusitania to speak for those who have died and discovers that in order to tell the truth about them, he must unravel the secrets of Lusitania.

Orson Scott Card - Maps ​in a Mirror
_Maps ​in a Mirror_ brings together nearly all of Orson Scott Card's short fiction written between 1977 and 1990. For those readers who have followed this remarkable talent since the beginning, here are all those amazing stories gathered together in one place, with some extra surprises as well. For the hundreds of thousands who are newly come to Card, here is chance to experience the wonder of a writer so versatile that he can handle everything from traditional narrative poetry to modern experimental fiction with equal ease and grace. The brilliant story-telling of the Alvin Maker books is no accident; the breathless excitement evoked by the Ender books is not a once-in-a-lifetime experience. In this enormous volume are forty-six stories, plus ten long, intensely personal essays, unique to this volume. In them the author reveals some of his reasons and motivations for writing, with a good deal of autobiography into the bargain.

Orson Scott Card - Homebody
This ​romantic ghost story relies on a familiar horror backbone: a stranger with a tragic past moves into an old house that also has a tragic past, and is forced to reckon with the supernatural forces that dwell there. In Homebody, the stranger is an itinerant architect-builder who makes a lonely living by purchasing fixer-uppers, renovating them, and selling them. The house he buys in Greensboro, North Carolina, (where Orson Scott Card lives, in real life) has three mysteries attached to it: a tunnel in the basement, an attractive female squatter who refuses to leave, and a trio of weird doomsayers who live next door. Card has a clear, well-honed writing style, full of human warmth--a style that is especially effective in the development of the central character, and in details of tools and techniques for renovating an old house. His approach to murder, danger, and threatening forces is so free of closeness or oppression that one might call it "anti-gothic." In an interview, he said, "I am completely uninterested in exploring evil. Evil (and weak and wicked) people are all evil (or weak, or wicked) in the same boring ways. But good people are infinitely interesting in the ways they manage to be good despite all the awful circumstances of their lives." Homebody is a pleasant tale about the triumph of love over evil, with a couple of bizarre twists to give it spice.

Orson Scott Card - Enchantment
The ​moment young Ivan stumbled upon a clearing in the dense Carpathian forest, his life was forever changed. Atop a pedestal encircled by fallen leaves, the beautiful princess Katerina lay as still as death--while a malevolent presence stirred in the hidden depths below. Now, years later, Ivan is compelled to return. He finds the clearing just as he left it. This time he does not run...

Orson Scott Card - Jake Black - The ​Authorized Ender Companion
"The ​Authorized Ender Companion" is a complete and in-depth encyclopaedia of all the persons, places, things, and events in Orson Scott Card's Ender Universe. Written by Jake Black under the editorial supervision of Card himself, "The Authorized Ender Companion" will be an invaluable resource for readers of the series. If you ever wondered where Ender went after he left Earth, before he arrived at Lusitania, you'll find the answer here. If you ever wondered how the battle room worked, you'll find the answer here. If you forgot the names of the people were who discovered the descolada, the answer is here. The history of Gloriously Bright's world? Here. "The Authorized Ender Companion" contains all that and more. There are character biographies, time-lines, colony histories, and family trees.

Orson Scott Card - Ruins
When ​Rigg and his friends crossed the Wall between the only world they knew and a world they could not imagine, he hoped he was leading them to safety. But the dangers in this new wallfold are more difficult to see. Rigg, Umbo, and Param know that they cannot trust the expendable, Vadesh ? a machine shaped like a human, created to deceive ? but they are no longer certain that they can even trust one another. But they will have little choice. Because although Rigg can decipher the paths of the past, he can't yet see the horror that lies ahead: A destructive force with deadly intentions is hurtling toward Garden. If Rigg, Umbo, and Param can't work together to alter the past, there will be no future

Orson Scott Card - Végjáték ​2.
Az ​emlékezetes Végjáték hőse - önhibáján kívül egy egész idegen civilizáció gyilkosa - ebben a regényben a legnehezebb feladatot vállalja fel, ami harcosnak juthat. Sorsa, hogy a megsemmisített kultúra védelmezője, egy halott világ szószólója legyen. S ez csupán a kezdet.... (folytatása a Végjáték 3. kötet, A holtak szószólója címmel olvasható, angolul egy kötetben jelentek meg.)

Orson Scott Card - Children ​of the Mind
The ​destruction of Lusitania draws near The planet Lusitania is home to three sentient species: the Pequeninos; a large colony of humans; and the Hive Queen, brought there by Ender. But once again the human race has grown fearful; the Starways Congress has gathered a fleet to destroy Lusitania. Jane, the evolved computer intelligence, can save the three sentient races of Lusitania. She has learned how to move ships outside the universe, and then instantly back to a different world, abolishing the light-speed limit. But it takes all the processing power available to her, and the Starways Congress is shutting down the Net, world by world. Soon Jane will not be able to move the ships. Ender's children must save her if they are to save themselves. "This is a worthy ending to what might by styled a saga of the ethical evolution of humanity, a concept seldom attempted before and never realized with the success of Card achieved here." - Booklist

Orson Scott Card - Vándorlegény
Alvin ​Smith immár kész férfiként tér vissza Erélyegyházára, és igyekszik a falubelieket megtanítani a Teremtésre. Ám egyre-másra kudarcot vall, sőt szeretett öccse, Calvin is ellene fordul. Alvin elmegy szülőfalujából, hogy megtalálja azokat, akiknek segítségével felépítheti Kristályvárost, de út közben börtönbe kerül és az életéért, a szabadságáért kell küzdenie. Közben Calvin rájön arra, hogy ő is Teremtő, de neki nem Kristályváros kell, nem a tudás, a munka és a nyugalom. Hatalomra vágyik, mindenki fölött akar uralkodni, és el is indul ezen az úton... Orson Scott Card az egyetlen író, aki egymás után kétszer kapta meg a Hugo- és a Nebula-díjat. Card többek között magáénak mondhatja a World Fantasy-díjat, a Locus magazin olvasóinak díját, a Ditmar-díjat és a Mythopoeic-díjat is.

Orson Scott Card - Az ​elme gyermekei
VÉGJÁTÉK-SOROZAT ​BEFEJEZŐ RÉSZE Orson Scott Card Végjáték-sorozata méltán a science fiction irodalom legsikeresebb regényciklusa. Az elme gyermekei című kötet nagyon izgalmas lezárása az Ender univerzumát bemutató sorozatnak, s végre – hosszú évek után – a magyar olvasók is kezükbe vehetik a regényfolyam negyedik, befejező részét. E történet már teljesen elrugaszkodik az Ender gyermekéveit bemutató _Végjátéktól_, valamint továbbviszi a _Holtak Szószólójában_ és a _Fajirtásban_ megismert, az emberiség alapvető kérdéseivel foglalkozó mély gondolatokat. Az elme gyermekei – mindamellett, hogy filozofikus eszmefuttatásaival gondolkodásra készteti az olvasót – Cardhoz méltó történetvezetéssel bír, és cselekményei teljesen magával ragadják az embert. Az elme gyermekeiben a korábban megismert mesterséges intelligencia, Jane körül forognak az események, akinek lététől függ szinte az egész emberiség jövője. Vajon képes-e az ember meghaladni saját magát, és önmagához méltó helyét elfoglalni az univerzum életformái között?

Orson Scott Card - How ​to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy
From ​one of the all-time bestselling authors of science fiction and fantasy writing comes an excellent resource for beginners or pros. How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy by Orson Scott Card covers topics such as the creation of worlds and alien societies and the use and rules of magic, topics specific to the genre. Learn creative science fiction and fantasy writing from one of the masters.

Orson Scott Card - Wyrms
Wyrms ​(1987) is a science fiction novel by American writer Orson Scott Card. The story examines desire, wisdom, and human will. Card describes a version of the tri-partite soul, similar to that articulated by Plato in The Republic.

Orson Scott Card - The ​Crystal City
Using ​the lore and the folk-magic of the men and women who settled North America, Orson Scott Card has created an alternate world where magic works, and where that magic has colored the entire history of the colonies. Charms and beseechings, hexes and potions, all have a place in the lives of the people of this world. Dowsers find water, the second sight warns of dangers to come, and a torch can read a person's future---or their heart. In this world where "knacks" abound, Alvin, the seventh son of a seventh son, is a very special man indeed. He's a Maker; he has the knack of understanding how things are put together, how to create them, repair them, keep them whole, or tear them down. He can heal hearts as well as bones, he build a house, he can calm the waters or blow up a storm. And he can teach his knack to others, to the measure of their own talent. Alvin has been trying to avert the terrible war that his wife, Peggy, a torch of extraordinary power, has seen down the life-lines of every American. Now she has sent him down the Mizzippy to the city of New Orleans, or Nueva Barcelona as they call it under Spanish occupation. Alvin doesn't know exactly why he's there, but when he and his brother-in-law, Arthur Stuart, find lodgings with a family of abolitionists who know Peggy, he suspects he'll find out soon. But Nueva Barcelona is about to experience a plague, and Alvin's efforts to protect his friends by keeping them healthy will create more danger than he could ever have suspected. And in saving the poor people of the city, Alvin will be put to the greatest test of his life---a test that will draw on all his power. For the time has come for him to turn to his old friend Tenskwa-Tawa, the Red Prophet who controls the lands to the west of the Mizzippy. Now Alvin must take the first steps on the road to the Crystal City that was shown to him in a vision so long ago.

Orson Scott Card - A ​Hegemón árnyékában
A ​háborúnak vége, Ender Wiggin és ragyogóan tehetséges gyermekkatonái győzedelmeskedtek. Megsemmisítették az ellenséget és megmentették az emberi fajt. Maga Ender nem tér vissza, de seregének tagjai visszautaznak a Föld különböző országaiban élő családjukhoz. A Hadiskola bezárta kapuit. Ám hiába szűnt meg a külső fenyegetés, a Föld mégis újra csatatérré változik. A hadiskolás gyermekek nemcsak hősök, hanem lehetséges fegyverek, akik hatalomhoz segíthetik azt az országot, amelyik megszerzi őket. Ender Sárkány hadtestének tagjait egytől egyig elrabolják, csak Bean menekül meg, és fordul segítségért Peterhez, Ender bátyjához. Peter Wiggin, Ender bátyja a színfalak mögül már eddig is ügyesen mozgatta a földi politika szálait. Bean segítségével végül ő lehet a világ ura. Az "Ender árnyéka" folytatásában Bean géniuszának a nagypolitika sakkjátszmájában kell győzedelmeskednie, csakhogy ellenfele bábként állítja a táblára egykori hadiskolás társait.

Orson Scott Card - The ​Lost Gate
Danny ​North knew from early childhood that his family was different, and that he was different from them. While his cousins were learning how to create the things that commoners called fairies, ghosts, golems, trolls, werewolves, and other such miracles that were the heritage of the North family, Danny worried that he would never show a talent, never form an outself. He grew up in the rambling old house, filled with dozens of cousins, and aunts and uncles, all ruled by his father. Their home was isolated in the mountains of western Virginia, far from town, far from schools, far from other people. There are many secrets in the House, and many rules that Danny must follow. There is a secret library with only a few dozen books, and none of them in English — but Danny and his cousins are expected to become fluent in the language of the books. While Danny’s cousins are free to create magic whenever they like, they must never do it where outsiders might see. Unfortunately, there are some secrets kept from Danny as well. And that will lead to disaster for the North family.

Orson Scott Card - Shadow ​Puppets
Earth ​and its society has been changed irrevocably in the aftermath of Ender Wiggin's victory over the Formics - the unity enforced upon warring nations by an alien enemy has been shattered. Nations are rising again, seeking territory and influence, and most of all, seeking t control the skills and loyalty of the children from the Battle School. But one person has a better idea. Peter Wiggin, Elder's older, more ruthless brother, sees that any hope for the future of Earth lies in restoring a sense of unity and purpose. And he has an irresistable call on the loyalty of Earth's young warriors. With Bean at his side, the two will reshape our future. Here is the continuing story of Bean and Petra, and the rest of Ender's Dragon Army as they take their places in the new government of Earth

Orson Scott Card - A ​War of Gifts
Adding ​to the ever-growing Enderverse, Card provides listeners with an amusing and sincere tale about religious observance just in time for the holidays. Like all Battle School students, Zeck has been torn from his family and religion to train in a school in outer space. Passively resisting his environment, Zeck must find a way to reconcile his beliefs with his actions and learn new things about himself that will challenge the life he knew. With Brick's lighter tone complementing Rudnicki's deep resonating voice, the two make an excellent pair as narrators. Often, their parts are split according to point of view, so that Brick narrates aspects of the story from the vantage point of Zeck and the other students while Rudniki embodies the adults, especially the militaristic leaders at the Battle School. Mostly, this shifting back and forth is done by sections of the book, and not in characters exchanging dialogue. However, very abruptly at one point in the story, the director decided to have Brick and Rudnicki exchange dialogue. If this were the standard throughout, it may well have worked, but since it happened only once and in mid-discussion between two characters, it feels out of place

Orson Scott Card - Ender's ​Game
The ​human race faces annihilation. An alien threat is on the horizon, ready to strike. And if humanity is to be defended, the government must create the greatest military commander in history. The brilliant young Ender Wiggin is their last hope. But first he must survive the rigours of a brutal military training program - to prove that he can be the leader of all leaders. A saviour for mankind must be produced, through whatever means possible. But are they creating a hero or a monster? This is the multiple award-winning classic ENDER'S GAME - a groundbreaking tale of war, strategy and survival.

Orson Scott Card - Aaron Johnston - Earth ​Unaware
The ​mining ship El Cavador is far out from Earth, in the deeps of the Kuiper Belt, beyond Pluto. Other mining ships, and the families that live on them, are few and far between this far out. So when El Cavador's telescopes pick up a fast-moving object coming in-system, it's hard to know what to make of it. It's massive and moving at a significant fraction of the speed of light. El Cavador has other problems. Their systems are old and failing. The family is getting too big for the ship. There are claim-jumping corporate ships bringing Asteroid Belt tactics to the Kuiper Belt. Worrying about a distant object that might or might not be an alien ship seems not important. They're wrong. It's the most important thing that has happened to the human race in a million years. The first Formic War is about to begin...

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