Authors > Orson Scott Card

Ender's Game

In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn't make the cut--young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military

Year: 1985
Genre: Coming of AgeMilitary SFSpace Opera

Speaker for the Dead

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, a second alien race has been discovered, but again the aliens' ways are strange and frightening...again, humans die. And it is only the Speaker for the Dead, who is also Ender Wiggin the Xenocide, who has the courage to confront the mystery...and the truth.

Year: 1986
Genre: Science Fiction

Xenocide

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 Queen could all live together; where three very different intelligent species could find common ground at last. Or so he thought.

Year: 1991
Genre: Science Fiction

Children of the Mind

Orson Scott Card returns at last to the story of Ender Wiggin, the child hero of the Hugo and Nebula award winner Ender's Game, who as a man found a way to redeem the Xenocide of his youth and restore the Hive Queen to life. Now his adopted world, Lusitania, is threatened by the same planet-destroying weapon that he himself used so many thousands of years before.

Year: 1996
Genre: Hard SF

 

SERIES: Enders Quartet

Year# TitleGenres & Tags

19851Ender's GameComing of AgeMilitary SFSpace Opera
19862Speaker for the DeadScience Fiction
19913XenocideScience Fiction
19964Children of the MindHard SF

 

SERIES: Second Formic War

Year# TitleGenres & Tags

20161The SwarmHard SFMilitary SF
20202The HiveHard SFMilitary SF