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Shadow Puppets Audiobook

Shadow Puppets

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Publisher's Summary

Best selling SF author Orson Scott Card brings to life a new chapter in the saga of Ender's Earth.

Earth and its society have been changed irrevocably in the aftermath of Ender Wiggin's victory over the Formics. The unity forced upon the warring nations by an alien enemy has shattered. Nations are rising again, seeking territory and influence, and most of all, seeking to control the skills and loyalty of the children from the Battle School.

But one person has a better idea. Peter Wiggin, Ender's older, more ruthless brother, sees that any hope for the future of Earth lies in restoring a sense of unity and purpose. And he has an irresistible call on the loyalty of Earth's young warriors. With Bean at his side, he will reshape our future.

Here is the continuing saga of Bean and Petra, and the rest of Ender's Dragon Army, as they take their places in the new government of Earth.

Browse more titles in the Ender Wiggin series.

©2002 Orson Scott Card; (P)2002 Fantastic Audio; Fantastic Audio Is an Imprint of Audio Literature

What the Critics Say

"Fans will enjoy an exciting, fast-paced plot and a suspense-filled conclusion." (Amazon.com)
"Once again, Card keeps the action, danger, and intrigue levels high." (Booklist)

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    Scott 12-09-16
    Scott 12-09-16 Member Since 2015

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    "Love this side story"

    Very good story and I knew once I heard it I had to get a copy for myself... I have listened to this story and the whole series four times at least now

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    Vlatka Zunec 11-15-16 Member Since 2012
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    "The babies"

    After starting this book, I read a couple of reviews talking about babies and not having gotten to that part, thought they were overreacting. But oh the cringe.. Babies babies babies.. It almost looks forced, and the characters become stupid because of the babies and the story starts resembling a teenage TV show.. Oh and don't get me started on Peter...
    So much whine in the performance, the narrator portraying this emo whatnot shift in his character.

    Hopefully the following books get back on track.

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    Amazon Customer GUN BARREL CITY, TX, United States 11-05-16
    Amazon Customer GUN BARREL CITY, TX, United States 11-05-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Earth divided"

    Excellent job of forecasting what the earth would be like with several powerful and ambitious leaders all trying for worldwide domination.

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    James J Medlen 11-01-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Awesome story."

    Loved it. A must for Ender fans. Card keeps the plot entertaining and hard to stop listening.

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    Ellen 10-26-16
    Ellen 10-26-16 Member Since 2015
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    I have fallen in love with this series. Reading them all! And the love of this story!

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    James 10-19-16
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    "No more music between chapters"

    The music between chapters is distracting and incredibly loud which drowns out some of the dialogue unless I want to turn it up and hurt my ears.

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    Valerie Hemminger 10-02-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Forced love stories and conservative, homophobic rhetoric"

    Worst of the entire Ender series. Disgustingly political in a universe we've come to expect respect.

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    jane besougloff HANFORD, CALIFORNIA, US 08-13-16
    jane besougloff HANFORD, CALIFORNIA, US 08-13-16 Listener Since 2008
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    "Great book!"

    loved it. this was my 5th or 6th reading of it but just perfect! wonderful

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    MARK H. 07-26-16
    MARK H. 07-26-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Review of Shadow Puppets by Orson Scott Card"

    Shadow Puppets, by Orson Scott Card is an excellent sequel to Ender's Shadow. Card creates a whole new perspective of science fiction, showing different character's perspectives including that of the antagonist.

    This story should be listened to by more mature minds; those that can handle death and banter of lovers. This book is also for the slightly more scientific and technical minds who enjoy analyzing and solving problems.

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    Michael L. Hasenfratz Thousand Oaks, California USA 07-23-16
    Michael L. Hasenfratz Thousand Oaks, California USA 07-23-16 Member Since 2012
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    "Mostly enjoyable, but..."

    The story has too much religious fervor, for my tastes. I'm hoping the next episode is better.

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