Enders Game
E. M. Forster
Contributed by Pearl Vahle
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Chapter 1

Ender is monitored by faceless, action-less voices. (Every chapter in the book begins with a conversation between voices.) We get the sense that th...

Chapter 2

We meet Valentine and Peter in this chapter, Ender’s siblings after Ender gets home from school. While all three children are obviously brilliant...

Chapter 3

An officer from International Fleet (or I.F., Earth’s government and army to fight against the Buggers) named Colonel Graff comes under the prete...

Chapter 4

The voices (one of them evidently Graff) decide that Ender needs a very special sort of social balance: "With Ender, we have to strike a delicate b...

Chapter 5

The voices discuss the fact that the broken arm might overly isolate Ender from the rest of the school so that he cannot become the success. They h...

Chapter 6

The students are introduced to the battleroom for the first time. They wear stiff flash suits and have glass-like laser guns. Ender begins flying a...

Chapter 7

The voices at the beginning of the chapter are excited that Ender has defeated the Giant. they decide that he has reached his full potential as a L...

Chapter 8

Colonel Graff says to Major Anderson that Ender is the one, reiterating his belief that this boy can save the world from the Buggers.

Ender a...

Chapter 9

The voices at the chapter’s beginning (one of them Graff) are shocked at the fact that the Fantasy Game (or "Mind Game," as the adults call it), ...

Chapter 10

A new army is commissioned for Ender - Dragon. Ender is the youngest commander in history. The entire group consists of Launchies and rejects (thos...

Chapter 11

Ender has his first battle and first victory as a commander against Rabbit Army, commanded by Carn Carby, someone who earns Ender’s respect for n...

Chapter 12

The voices argue about the danger Ender is in from Bonzo and his gang. They refer to how Ender defended himself. Other voices disagree, saying Ende...

Chapter 13

The voices have discovered that Locke and Demosthenes, up until this point believed to be two very separate commentators, are Peter and Valentine, ...

Chapter 14

The center of his training on the asteroid was a simulator. The computer was very intelligent and adapted to Ender as quickly as he did to it. Howe...

Chapter 15

This chapter is the epilogue. Ender is again isolated as every student from Battle School is repatriated a hero, except Ender. His brother, Peter, ...

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