Showing posts with label Ender. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ender. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Ender's Game Reread

I just finished rereading Ender's Game since I wanted a refresher before the movie comes out. I've got my wife reading it, too. (Her transformation to a total geek is almost complete.) I don't remember when I read the book the first time, but there is a lot more depth to it than I recall. I loved the plot and remembered it for the most part. There were some bits that had escaped me.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Ender's Game

I can't wait... Harry Potter plus the Hunger Games plus SPACESHIPS!!!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Ender's Game the Movie

Having Han Solo in the movie is great, but I'm just happy it is being made. I liked these books better than Harry Potter. It is a bit of Harry Potter in space for those that are unfamiliar with the series.

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Harry Potter in Space

Well, not exactly, but rumors of a screenplay of Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game are circulating. I loved the book and it is one that I could read again. (It is an easy read.) After reviewing the article, I must surmise that I am a little fuzzy on the details since I don't recall Ender being extremely violent. At the time, I must have thought his actions were justified. I'll have to dig out my copy and take it to the beach for a re-read.

Of course, I think Harry Potter could be cast in a similar violent light. It is hard for me to find fault with a character that is persecuted and fights back. As an aside, it also reminds me of Gord from the Greyhawk Adventures by the Gary Gygax, co-create of Dungeons and Dragons. Gord was a small, homeless orphan who had to fight for survival. As with Harry and Ender, Gord becomes very powerful and must deal with the responsibility that comes with that power.

Ender's Game (Ender, Book 1)Saga of Old City (Greyhawk Adventures #1)