Earth Afire

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Macmillan, Jun 4, 2013 - Fiction - 400 pages

One hundred years before Ender's Game, the aliens arrived on Earth with fire and death. This is the story of the First Formic War.

Victor Delgado beat the alien ship to Earth, but just barely. Not soon enough to convince skeptical governments that there was a threat. They didn't believe that until space stations and ships and colonies went up in sudden flame.

And when that happened, only Mazer Rackham and the Mobile Operations Police could move fast enough to meet the threat.
Fans of Ender's Game will thrill to Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston's Earth Afire.

THE ENDER UNIVERSE

Ender series
Ender’s Game / Speaker for the Dead / Xenocide / Children of the Mind / Ender in Exile / Children of the Fleet

Ender’s Shadow series
Ender’s Shadow / Shadow of the Hegemon / Shadow Puppets / Shadow of the Giant / Shadows in Flight

The First Formic War (with Aaron Johnston)
Earth Unaware / Earth Afire / Earth Awakens

The Second Formic War (with Aaron Johnston)
The Swarm / The Hive

Ender novellas
A War of Gifts / First Meetings

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I started reading this prequel to the Ender's Game series out of curiosity. But, so far, the series isn't nearly as compelling or well-written as the Ender books and this is by far the less ... Read full review

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I chose a three star rating for this book because, honestly, I can't decide if I enjoyed it or not. On the pro-side: the plot is interesting enough and there are just enough main characters that you ... Read full review

Contents

Bingwen
Victor
3
Ukko
Mazer
China
Rena
Beacon
Survivors
India
Formics
Last Chance
Transmissions
Rescue
MOPs
PostOp

Announcement
Mothership
HERC
12
Homecoming
Crows
Camouflage
Copyright

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ORSON SCOTT CARD is the author of the bestselling Ender’s Universe series and its spinoffs. Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead both won Hugo and Nebula Awards, making Card the only author to win these two top prizes in consecutive years. Card has also written the fantasy Tales of Alvin Maker and Mither Mages series.

AARON JOHNSTON is a New York Times bestselling author, comic book writer, and screenwriter who often collaborates with science-fiction legend Orson Scott Card (Invasive Procedures, the First and Second Formic War series in the Ender Universe).

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