Ender Wiggin’s sister, Valentine plays the role of fictional Demosthenes online in several of the books by Orson Scott Card. She would play the role of an extremist to whip up the gullible Americans, while her power hungry psychopath brother Peter played the role of Locke would be the moderate. In reading Ender in Exile, a speculative train… Continue reading Tea Party = Demosthenes?
Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card My rating: 4 of 5 stars Plikt’s speech of Ender’s death reveals something about all of us. That was Ender’s life, unpeeling onion of life. Only unlike most of us, he knew that there was no golden kernel inside. There were only the layers of illusion and… Continue reading Children of the Mind