Shadow of the Hegemon
The War is over, won by Ender Wiggin and his team of brilliant child-warriors. The enemy is destroyed, the human race is saved. Ender himself refuses to return to the planet, but his crew has gone home to their families, scattered across the globe. The battle school is no more.But with the... show more
The War is over, won by Ender Wiggin and his team of brilliant child-warriors. The enemy is destroyed, the human race is saved. Ender himself refuses to return to the planet, but his crew has gone home to their families, scattered across the globe. The battle school is no more.But with the external threat gone, the Earth has become a battlefield once more. The children of the Battle School are more than heros; they are potential weapons that can bring power to the countries that control them. One by one, all of Ender's Dragon Army are kidnapped. Only Bean escapes; and he turns for help to Ender's brother Peter.Peter Wiggin, Ender's older brother, has already been manipulating the politics of Earth from behind the scenes. With Bean's help, he will eventually rule the world.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: December 9th 2001
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 451
Edition language: English
Similar to the sequels to Ender's game, this is much slower book involved with taking the power on Earth after Formic wars. And though it provides interesting setting for all the Battle school children, it is rather simplified to duel between Bean and Achilles. Also, there is rather unconvincing tra...
back in '97 or thereabouts a friend mentioned that Orson Scott Card had followed Ender's Game with two sequels. I was vaguely aware of this fact. the friend said, "together many the two books, or was it three?, are worth the original Ender's Game." before reading any of the sequels, my response was ...
So, a bit of an a round-about way of getting to a review of Shadow of the Hegemon . . .Ender's Game and Enders Shawdow--two exciting books about the same exact same thing, but told from the perspectives of two different characters in the story.Ender's Game has 3 sequals, and when I had finished Ende...
Opening: "Dear Admiral Chamrajnagar: I was given your idname by a mutual friend who once worked for you but now is a glorified dispatcher--I'm sure you know who I mean."I've been reading through the Ender and Bean books recently, because I never finished and I wanted to. I love the first books in bo...
Reread all of the Bean books in January.