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Xenocide

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Xenocide

Ender Wiggin Series, Book 3
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In Lusitania, Ender found a world where humans, pequininos, and the Hive Queen could live together. But Lusitania also harbors the descolada, a virus that kills all humans it infects, but which the pequininos require in order to become adults. The Startways Congress so fears the effects of the descolada that they have ordered the destruction of the entire planet, and all who live there. The Fleet is on its way and a second xenocide seems inevitable. Until the fleet vanishes. The task of discovering how the ships disappeared falls to Gloriously Bright, the most brilliant analytical mind in a world of people bred for superintelligence. Will she choose life or death for the three races who live on Lusitania?

In Lusitania, Ender found a world where humans, pequininos, and the Hive Queen could live together. But Lusitania also harbors the descolada, a virus that kills all humans it infects, but which the pequininos require in order to become adults. The Startways Congress so fears the effects of the descolada that they have ordered the destruction of the entire planet, and all who live there. The Fleet is on its way and a second xenocide seems inevitable. Until the fleet vanishes. The task of discovering how the ships disappeared falls to Gloriously Bright, the most brilliant analytical mind in a world of people bred for superintelligence. Will she choose life or death for the three races who live on Lusitania?

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  • Born in Richland, Washington in 1951, Orson Scott Card grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. The author of numerous books, Card was the first writer to receive both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for best novel two years in a row, first for Ender's Game and then for the sequel, Speaker for the Dead; both titles are available as Sound Library® audiobooks. Card lives in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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