Shadow of the Hegemon
proved to be just as engaging and well written as the other Ender books
. Orson Scott Card
shows his wordy, genius stuff, once again.
The plot revolves around Bean
, and of course the future Hegemon, Peter
. He also brings in several Battle School
graduates to spice up the plot. Card goes into a detailed, literary game of Risk
. I have learned more about military strategy reading
these books than the texts
they supply you in history class
Military briefings aside, Card used his usual flair
for making you see the insides of his characters
as well as the outward ramifications
of their actions.
How many more novels can he write to add to this series? The greatest thing about them is they keep bringing up new perspectives
of the same story. The story of Ender and the world he is born into is such a great universe!
Now, Mr. Card, how about a book focusing on Valentine