The Authorized Ender Companion is a complete and in-depth encyclopedia 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 wanted to know how the battle room worked, you’ll find the answer here. If you forgot the names of the people who discovered the descolada, the answer is here. The history of Gloriously Bright’s world? Here.
The Authorized Ender Companion contains all this and more. There are character biographies, time lines, colony histories, family trees, and numerous black and white illustrations.
This book is an encyclopedic reference to the events, characters, locations, and technology found within Orson Scott Card's Ender Universe. While every effort has been taken to be as thorough as possible, this book is not meant to replace the actual reading of any of the novels, short stories, or comic books in the Ender series. It is designed as a resource for fans of the series to augment their understanding of all Ender-related material.
The entries are listed alphabetically, with additional synopses of the novels and short