By Orson Scott Card
Welcome to the Enderverse.
When "Ender's Game" was once first released as a novella twenty-five years in the past few could have envisioned that it'll turn into some of the most profitable ventures in publishing heritage. increased right into a novel in 1985, Ender's online game gained either the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for most sensible Novel. by no means out of print and translated into dozens of languages, it's the infrequent paintings of fiction which may really be stated to have transcended a style. Ender's online game and its sequels have gained dozens of prestigious awards and are as well known at the present time between youngsters and younger readers as adults.
First conferences is a set of 3 novellas-plus the unique "Ender's Game"-that trip into the origins and the future of 1 Ender Wiggin.
"The Polish Boy" starts off within the wake among the 1st Bugger Wars whilst the Hegemony is eager to recruit fantastic army commanders to repel the alien invasion. In John Paul Wiggin-the destiny father of Ender -they think they might have came across their guy. Or boy.
In "Teacher's Pest"-a novella written particularly for this collection-a fantastic yet insufferably smug John Paul Wiggin, now an American collage scholar, fits wits with an both great graduate pupil named Theresa Brown.
It is decades because the finish of the Bugger Wars in "The funding Counselor." Ender's attractiveness as a hero and savior has suffered a terrible reversal. Banished from Earth and slandered as a mass assassin, twenty-year-old Andrew Wiggin wanders incognito from planet to planet as a fugitive. until eventually a blackmailing tax inspector compromises his identification and threatens to reveal Ender the Xenocide.
Also reprinted here's the unique landmark novella, "Ender's Game," which first seemed in 1977.
Fully illustrated, First conferences is Orson Scott Card writing on the top of his significant energy approximately his such a lot compelling personality.