Ender's Game follows the story of Ender Wiggin, one of a group of remarkably intelligent children chosen by the government to attend Battle School. Here they undergo training in military tactics to prepare them to fight the buggers, Earth's greatest foe. Ender's journey and its shocking conclusion, ending with him unknowingly committing genocide against the buggers, is a complex story that raises questions about the meaning of reality, humanity, and accountability.

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