Enders Game Card, Orson Scott . Enders Game. New York. Tom Dohorty Publications llc. 1991.
This book is about a young boy named Andrew Wiggin. Earth has been fighting Martians called Buggers. Every Child lives with a monitor in his brain that knows everything he thinks and does, until he is 6. The government puts these monitors in and then chooses the ones that will go to battle school. Andrew is chosen to go to battle school and is shipped into space. But what awaits him there is hard and he ends up being very successful.
I thought that this was an excellently written book all around. The parts I liked best where when the author made you feel like I was there and experienced it. Also, This book was full of great description and kept me wanting more. When the author was describing the commanders I could develop a perfect picture of what they were like physically and mentally.
I would recommend this book to anyone who is a fan of sci-fi or just likes action books. It is a great describer and has some funny parts, but also some bad language. I thought it was the best book I ever read, so I went to amazon.com to read some other peoples opinions. I wasn't really surprised as the average rating was 5 stars and everyone had nothing but good things to say about it.
Resentment, page 161: Ender could see resentment growing in the way the other soldiers shifted about, staring at Bean. A feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury.
Weariness, page 220: Instead, he noticed how very tired bean looked, his whole body bent with weariness. Having one's patience, tolerance, or pleasure exhausted .
Warmongers, page 227: we held up Locke as proof that all Americans Weren't all crazy warmongers. One who urges or attempts to stir up war.
Philotic, page 249: I can't explain philotic physics to you. This word had no definition and the author must have made it himself.
Evolve, page 253: Nature wont evolve a species that hasn't a will to survive. To produce by natural Evolutionary process.
Nerve, page 268: There was no apparent nerve center. any of the filamentous bands of nervous tissue that connect parts of the nervous system with the other organs, conduct nervous impulses, and are made up of axons and dendrites together with protective and supportive structures.
Innovations, Page 283: It would all work better with the new innovations. A new idea, Method, or device.