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Ender’s Game

Andrew “Ender” Wiggin was a completely normal boy. Was being a key word. When Ender was small, the government installed a monitor on the back of his neck so they could observe his actions and judge whether he was fit to join the army. Decades, maybe a whole century before, aliens, called “buggers”, attacked the planet. Humans were outgunned, outnumbered, and a sure defeat seemed to be on the way. If it weren’t for the best general in history of earth, mankind would have been destroyed. The government is positive the buggers will come back, so they take certain children at the age of six, and drive them mad. When Ender turned six, he was chosen to join the army. He was thought of as “the one”, the best of the best. But once you’re in the army, you aren’t a child anymore… Ender’s Game starts on earth at the home and school of Ender Wiggin. Later, once Ender is chosen, he’s taken up to a space station to be trained into a soldier. The space station is in constant motion,
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Ender is the most innocent-looking, sweet little boy ever. But he is more correctly a genius, bad to the bone soldier that could ever be chosen for the program. As for Peter, Ender’s brother, he’s a terrifying monster… until he thinks no one’s watching. One night, after tormenting Ender, he thought the little boy was asleep. “I’m sorry,” He said. “I'm sorry, I know how it feels. I'm sorry, I'm your brother. I love you.” You really can’t judge anyone in Ender’s Game by what they do, you need to know more because they always turn around and do something completely out of their character. I also learned that your best friends are the one’s you can count on one hand. Ender trusts so few people, and he’s right to. His sister Valentine, his Launchy friends Alai and Shen, and his Salamander Army friend Petra are Ender’s trustworthy friends. Those are only two of many different lessons one can learn from Ender’s
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