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Ender's Shadow
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(4.4 based on 14094 ratings)
  • 1

    Ender's Shadow

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated By Scott Brick, Gabrielle de Cuir, a Full Cast
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4750)
    Performance
    (2716)
    Story
    (2751)

    Andrew "Ender" Wiggin was not the only child in the Battle School; he was just the best of the best. In this book, Card tells the story of another of those precocious generals, the one they called Bean, the one who became Ender's right hand, part of his team, in the final battle against the Buggers. Bean's past was a battle just to survive. His success brought him to the attention of the Battle School's recruiters.

    L. says: "Totally Card"
    Totally Card

    I usually hate "Companion Series" books, they usually seem to decline in entertainment value after the original book (Enders Game, in this case), espe..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 10 2005 by L. (Travelers Rest, SC, United States)
  • 2

    Shadow of the Hegemon

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated By David Birney, Scott Brick, Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3076)
    Performance
    (1663)
    Story
    (1673)

    Orson Scott Card tells a tale long awaited by millions of fans: the story of how Bean turned away from his first friend, Ender, and became the tactical genius who won the Earth for Ender's brother, Peter, who became the Hegemon.

    Michael says: "Great book, poor transfer"
    Great book, poor transfer

    I have read five other books in this series, and Shadow of the Hegemon is yet another great story, that I highly recommend. If you have listened to a..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 24 2008 by Michael (Palm Harbor, FL, USA)
  • 3

    Shadow Puppets

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated By David Birney, Stefan Rudnicki
    Overall
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    Performance
    (1252)
    Story
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    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.

    Amy says: "Great book!"
    Great book!

    I just love these books; the "Ender" series and now the "Shadow" series, with Bean and Petra and Peter...I devour them!

    Don't read this b..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 19 2004 by Amy (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
  • 4

    Shadow of the Giant

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated By David Birney, Scott Brick, Full Cast
    Overall
    (2282)
    Performance
    (1120)
    Story
    (1129)

    Bean, once the smallest student at the Battle School, and Ender Wiggin's right hand, has grown to be a power on Earth. He served the Hegemon as strategist and general in the terrible wars that followed Ender's defeat of the alien empire attacking Earth. Now he wishes for a safe place to build a family, something he has never known, but there is nowhere on Earth that does not harbor his enemies; old enemies from the days in Ender's Jeesh, new enemies from the wars on Earth.

    Joe says: "Enderverse"
    Enderverse

    The Enderverse

    This is my favorite science fiction series. The characters are easy to identify with, and you will find yourself sucked in..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 13 2005 by Joe (Sacramento, CA, USA)
  • 5

    Shadows in Flight

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated By Stefan Rudnicki, Emily Janice Card, Scott Brick, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1558)
    Performance
    (1403)
    Story
    (1416)

    At the end of Shadow of the Giant, Bean flees to the stars with three of his children--the three who share the engineered genes that gave him both hyper-intelligence and a short, cruel physical life. The time dilation granted by the speed of their travel gives Earth’s scientists generations to seek a cure, to no avail. In time, they are forgotten - a fading ansible signal speaking of events lost to Earth’s history. But the Delphikis are about to make a discovery that will let them save themselves, and perhaps all of humanity in days to come.

    Brittani says: "Great Build Up, and then Just Ends"
    Great Build Up, and then Just Ends

    I have loved all the Ender and Shadow series book so far. I'm reading (listening) to them in chronological order and I have thoroughly enjoying them. ..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 21 2013 by Brittani (OMAHA, NEBRASKA, United States)