"Ender's Game" By Orson Scott Card

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The book starts off with Ender getting his monitor off.A monitor is something that they but on the back of thesepeoples necks to see if they are a good candidate to be ageneral to fight the buggers. The buggers are aliens. Well,since he is not monitored anymore people who have alwayswanted to fight him can now fight them. He ends upwinning all of the fights and he goes home. As it turns outtaking off his monitor was a test to see how he wouldhandle people that fight him. A general then explains thathe want to send Ender to battle school so he can learn howto fight in space. Ender decides to go. When he gets therehe finds out that it is very tough. He ends up killing 2 kidsand breaking count less numbers of bones in the 4 yearsthat he is there. While he is there he plays a virtual realitygame. When he beats the game the computer makes up aplace called the end of the world. There are some verydisturbing things here. Eventually Ender graduates battleschool (2 years earlier that anybody has ever graduated,he's a genius.) He then goes to command school were helearns how to control fleets of star ships. They put him in asimulator and he is given many missions to fly. Then oneday his inspectors say that today is his final mission beforethey grade him. He up agents a whole planet and a vastnumber of ships. He ends up winning by using a secretweapon on the planet that blows it up. When he finishes thebattle he realizes that everyone is cheering behind him.When he asks why they tell him that all of his missionswere real ones against the buggers and that he had justdestroyed all of the buggers.My favorite character in this book is Ender. He is myfavorite character for many reasons. One reason is that he isreally smart. He has a photographic memory and he has a200 IQ. He also could out...

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