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Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, published in 1985, is a science fiction novel that has left an enduring mark in the genre. Set in a future Earth threatened by an alien species known as the “Buggers,” the story follows Ender Wiggin, a young and exceptionally gifted boy recruited into a military training program. Ender undergoes rigorous training, honing his strategic and tactical skills in a series of war simulations. The novel delves into themes of leadership, morality, and the psychological toll of war, offering a thought-provoking exploration of the human condition.

Ender’s Game has become a staple in science fiction literature, influencing subsequent works and leaving a lasting impact on readers. The novel’s success lies not only in its gripping narrative and well-developed characters but also in its ability to engage readers in ethical and philosophical discussions. As the first book in the Ender’s Game series, it introduces readers to a complex and immersive universe that the author further explores in subsequent sequels and prequels, showcasing the depth of his storytelling.

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