The book starts off with Ender getting his monitor off.
A monitor is something that they but on the back of these
peoples necks to see if they are a good candidate to be a
general to fight the buggers. The buggers are aliens. Well,
since he is not monitored anymore people who have always
wanted to fight him can now fight them. He ends up
winning all of the fights and he goes home. As it turns out
taking off his monitor was a test to see how he would
handle people that fight him. A general then explains that
he want to send Ender to battle school so he can learn how
to fight in space. Ender decides to go. When he gets there
he finds out that it is very tough. He ends up killing 2 kids
and breaking count less numbers of bones in the 4 years
that he is there.
While he is there he plays a virtual reality
game. When he beats the game the computer makes up a
place called the end of the world. There are some very
disturbing things here. Eventually Ender graduates battle
school (2 years earlier that anybody has ever graduated,
he's a genius.) He then goes to command school were he
learns how to control fleets of star ships. They put him in a
simulator and he is given many missions to fly. Then one
day his inspectors say that today is his final mission before
they grade him. He up agents a whole planet and a vast
number of ships. He ends up winning by using a secret
weapon on the planet that blows it up. When he finishes the
battle he realizes that everyone is cheering behind him.
When he asks why they tell him that...