Ender's Game (was Re: Ender series)

Paul Golds paul.golds at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 11:51:12 BST 2008

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 10:10 PM, Nicholas Clark <nick at ccl4.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 02:01:26PM -0700, John Costello wrote:
>> On Wed, 23 Jul 2008, Bob Walker wrote:
>> > On Wed, 23 Jul 2008, Chisel Wright wrote:
>> > Reading the original short of Enders game is worth it too.
>> Do you know if that has been collected in print, or published online?
> Well, I read it in a book, so it must have been. (A collection of short
> Orson Scott Card's short stories). I liked the short story better than the
> full length novel. Someone else, who read the full length novel first,
> preferred it.

It's available in the collection "First Meetings: In The Enderverse",
which also includes two other short stories- one about Ender's father
and one about Ender meeting Jane (The computer thingie..)

> For people who have read both, which do they prefer, and which did they read
> first?

I read the novel-length one first and do prefer it, but possibly as it
leads more naturally into the rest of the series rather than the
jarring change of pace from the short story to Speaker For The Dead.

Paul Golds

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