I love to be scared, does anyone write anything scary anymore? Maybe I have just become numb.
I really enjoy the Ender series, so just about any continuation will be enjoyable to me
Other books in the Ender series, especially the ones about Bean.
The book was overall very good but the story line needs a wait and see. When the other books come out, I think there is more anyway, we will see if the story pans out.
It completes the tale of the lost. They traveled to find the cure and found peace.
The discovery of and exploration of the alien ship.
He brings your sense into the adventure and sturs your imagination as to what it feels like and the dangers encountered.
No extreme reaction. I was ever so happy to find an ending to the tale of Bean and his children.
yes to both
bean flat on back
Got a little tired of hearing how smart everybody is
From my reading history my perfect book would include; a space ship piloted by Ender Wiggin, that is infested by Zombies, who are being hunted by Drizzt Do'Urden and Lestat, while Joe Ledger and Amy Harper Bellafonte try to keep the ship from distroying Middleguard. The Sequal would be from Bean's perspective, with an epilogue by Malcolm Gladwell.
If you are a fan of the shadow series, this is a must read. But it is not the best short story Card has written. I think it needed more Bean, and it created more questions than it answered. Probably for more $ in the future. I almost feel like boycotting the Enders game prequel and every other book Card writes that isn't a Children Of The Mind Sequal. It's been 16 years, not very nice of Mr.Card to keep us all waiting so very long.
No - Same story and it has goten stale. I really like Card but this felt forced writing
It was too short. The story ending is weak, as if it was rushed to meet deadlines or make money.
Card should have waited until he had a completed story to publish.
I enjoy the narration in Card's audiobooks. His strength as an author is in the dialogue and the way the variety of narrators are used is excellent. This book is a good bridge in the story of Ender and Bean. It does tease you for wanting more.
This book is similar to the Paul of Dune or Winds of Dune books. They do provide background and detail to the storyline, but I'm not feeling that it is necessary to understanding the Ender universe.
When Bean has to confront his children and let them know about the plans he has for them. It is very well written with strong characters getting to show their emotions and motivations. Great dialogue.
In the Ender and Shadow world, I have found that 1/2 or 2/3 of the books are good and the rest adequate and entertaining. This falls in the latter category. It started slow, but picked up steam in the middle and I was listening to it in all my spare moments. The audio contains an afterward by the author that mentions an additional book soon. Hopefully, this comparatively weak fare is setting up something stronger.
surprising reconciliation adversaries
Tale equally satisfying as previous Ender and Bean stories, although much shorter
mind meld with males
satisfaction with Bean's last moments
wonderful, satisfying yarn
I hate to give an OSC work less than 5 stars, but I couldn't muster it for this one. The work is top flight, as usual, but it's only 1/2 a book. Mr Card admitted it was designed differently for economic purposes, and I suppose I knew it would be less than when I bought it, but once involved, it was different. There were so many questions left hanging, hints to future storylines laid out like a tease...it was frustrating. I am happy to have the story continue (and where, BTW, are the stories of Ender's journeys as SFOD?), but it ended too soon. [Sad face emoticon.]