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I'm excited. Any of you nerds big Ender fans? I have read through the whole Game/Shadow series and am reading the latest one ("Shadows in Flight"). While the later books get way too dialogue-heavy and "hey look at us we're smart and we're only babies lol", the original Ender's Game is still one of my favorite books of all time. Ender's Game was way ahead of its time, and it was doing what Harry Potter/Hunger Games are doing now, but 30 years ago.

I hope they don't f**k it up. Ben Kingsley, Harrison Ford? That makes me (cautiously) optimistic. I want to see a 400 lb Harrison Ford sweating and yelling and balding at the end of the movie. The kid actors look okay, but I hope they use some kind of CG to make them look younger when they need to be.


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I read Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead but fell out somewhere in the middle of Xenocide. At some point, it started reading like a Socratic dialog, and I got bored. I really liked the first two. Never read any of the Shadow books though.


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I've never read any of them. They're in the queue of other books I need to read.


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I'm with Chunk. Read the first two but couldn't really get into the third. I loved Ender's Game, but Speaker for the Dead was such a weird change in tone for me that I wasn't really sure I wanted to keep reading the rest of the series. I'd love to see a well made movie based on the first book though.

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Ok, no, wait. I finished Xenocide, then stopped a couple of chapters into Children of the Mind.


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So read enough to realize that


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I really liked Ender's Game the one time I read it. Ender's Shadow less so. Definitely interested in a film adaptation.

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I have a copy sitting on my bookshelf, but I am going to get through Neuromancer and a Michio Kaku book first.


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I'm not sure if I really liked it myself, but it's been years. That said I'm also super interested in Neuoromancer, sounds like it influenced so much stuff it's crazy.


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