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The Ender Quintet

The Ender Quintet opens with Orson Scott Card’s  award-winning novel ENDER’S GAME.  This beloved classic science fiction novel was the first of the “Ender Universe” novels to be written, and is the pivot point around which everything else revolves.

Andrew “Ender” Wiggin thinks he is playing computer simulated war games, at Earth’s elite military academy, the Battle School; he is, in fact, engaged in something far more desperate.  Ender may be the military genius Earth desperately needs in a war against an inscrutable alien that seeks to destroy all human life. The only way to find out is to throw Ender into ever harsher training, to chip away and find the diamond inside, or destroy him utterly. Ender Wiggin is six years old when it begins. He will grow up fast.

Ender’s Game is an international bestseller, read and loved by generations. It has been named one of the top ten science fiction novels of all time.

Ender’s story continues in SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD, Orson Scott Card’s award-winning sequel. Ender Wiggin has run far and fast, using the effects of near-light-speed travel to out-live his past and become nearly anonymous.  He is now the Speaker for the Dead, the author of The Hive Queen and The Hegemon,  and he has come to the planet Lusitania to tell the truth about a man’s life at his graveside.  But Lusitania is a very special place, the first planet humans have found that harbors an intelligent life-form, though it is very strange indeed.  And Ender has more reason than any other man to seek communication, and peace between humanity and the pequininos.

The story of Ender on Lusitania continues in the novels XENOCIDE and CHILDREN OF THE MIND.  These two books are really a single very long novel that tells the story of how the Starways Congress reacts to the discovery of the descolada on Lusitania, and how Ender and his children and allies might save the world. The descolada is a terrible, incurable disease that kills any human that it infects. It spreads like wildfire, and the Starways Congress knows that quarantines will always be broken.

ENDER IN EXILE is the story of Ender’s first voyage from Earth, and his first arrival on a former Formic colony world. in. In the confined world of the colony ship, Ender’s diplomatic and tactical genius are put to the test against an enemy he cannot kill.  This novel falls immediately after ENDER’S GAME in chronological sequence, but was written long after CHILDREN OF THE MIND, and the books of the Shadow series.  You can read it at any point after ENDER’S GAME.

 

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    • Ender in Exile

    • The Ender Quintet (Volume 5)
      Orson Scott Card
      Tor/Forge

    • This science fiction phenomenon takes place between Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead.

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    • Ender in Exile

    • The Ender Quintet (Volume 5)
      Orson Scott Card; Read by Stefan Rudnicki and cast
      Macmillan Audio

    • This science fiction phenomenon takes place between Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead.

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      • Audio Book
  • Children of the Mind
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    • Children of the Mind

    • The Ender Quintet (Volume 4)
      Orson Scott Card, read by Gabrielle De Cuir and John Rubinstein
      Macmillan Audio

    • The planet Lusitania is home to three sentient species: the Pequeninos, a large colony of humans, and the Hive Queen, who was brought there by Ender Wiggin. But now, once again, the human race has...

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    • Children of the Mind

    • The Ender Quintet (Volume 4)
      Orson Scott Card
      Tor/Forge

    • The planet Lusitania is home to three sentient species: the Pequeninos; a large colony of humans; and the Hive Queen, brought there by Ender. But once against the human race has grown fearful; the...

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    • Xenocide

    • The Ender Quintet (Volume 3)
      Orson Scott Card; Read by Scott Brick, Gabrielle de Cuir and Cast
      Macmillan Audio

    • In Lusitania, Ender found a world where humans and pequininos and the Hive Queen could all live together; where three very different intelligent species could find common ground at last. But Lusitania...

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    • Xenocide

    • The Ender Quintet (Volume 3)
      Orson Scott Card
      Tor/Forge

    • The war for survival of the planet Lusitania will be fought in the heart of a child named Gloriously Bright.

      On Lusitania, Ender found a world where humans and pequininos and the Hive...

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    • Speaker for the Dead

    • The Ender Quintet (Volume 2)
      Orson Scott Card; Read by David Birney, Stefan Rudnicki and Cast
      Macmillan Audio

    • The thrilling sequel to Ender's Game and winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards—this full cast unabridged recording includes an original postscript written and recorded by author Orson Scott...

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    • Speaker for the Dead

    • The Ender Quintet (Volume 2)
      Orson Scott Card
      Tor/Forge

    • In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger War.

      Now, long years later,...

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  • Ender's Game
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    • Ender's Game

    • The Ender Quintet (Volume 1)
      Orson Scott Card; read by Stefan Rudnicki, Harlan Ellison, and a full cast
      Macmillan Audio

    • A full-cast production, now digitally remastered, of the science fiction classic featuring original recordings of Orson Scott Card

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    • Ender's Game

    • The Ender Quintet (Volume 1)
      Orson Scott Card
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    • From New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the classic Hugo and Nebula award-winning science fiction novel of a young boy's...

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    • Ender Quintet #1

    • The Ender Quintet
      Orson Scott Card
      Tor/Forge

    • With millions of copies sold in the US and Canada, and translated into more than 34 languages, The Ender series is one of the best science fiction series ever written. Now repackaged and collected in...

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    • Ender's Game Boxed Set

    • The Ender Quintet
      Orson Scott Card
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    • Included in this Orson Scott Card ebook bundle is the first volumes of two beloved series, The Ender Quintet and The Shadow Series

      Ender's Game

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    • Ender's Game Boxed Set II

    • The Ender Quintet
      Orson Scott Card
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    • Orson Scott Card's classic and worldwide bestselling Ender Quintet series won the Hugo and Nebula awards! Included in this boxed set: Ender's Game, Ender in Exile, and...

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    • Ender's Game Boxed Set I

    • The Ender Quintet
      Orson Scott Card
      Tor/Forge

    • This boxed set from Orson Scott Card includes: Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, Shadow of the Hegemon

      Orson Scott Card's classic and worldwide...

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    • The Ender Quintet

    • The Ender Quintet
      Orson Scott Card
      Tor/Forge

    • New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card’s Hugo and Nebula Award-winning science fiction classic Ender’s Game launched the Enderverse novels.

      Andrew...

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    • The Ender Quartet Boxed Set

    • The Ender Quintet
      Orson Scott Card
      Tor/Forge

    • This boxed set contains Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game, Speaker for the Dead, Xenocide, and Children of the Mind. Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards

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Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Orson Scott Card's science fiction novel Children of the Mind, book 4 in the Ender Quintet, narrated by Gabrielle De Cuir, John Rubinstein and cast. The planet Lusitania is home to three sentient species: the Pequeninos, a large colony of humans, and the Hive Queen, who was brought there by Ender Wiggin. But now, once again, the human race has grown fearful; the Starways Congress has gathered a fleet to destroy Lusitania.