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Ender's Shadow or Ender's Game

  • Date Submitted: 01/27/2010 11:19 PM
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Journal - Enders Shadow

Entry 1

In this story there is an alien race called the buggers, they have attacked earth before and now the I.F. (International Fleet) is training the younger generation to be commanders of the next fleet.

The main character in Enders Shadow is Bean.   He lives on the streets of Rotterdam, in the allies and under steps.   Like many other children living on the streets, it is very sparse to find food.   Most survive by the leftovers they find in the trash.   Bean, being the smallest of the children was the skinniest of them all.   He was extremely small.   He was on his last few days of life and was so weak he gave up on finding food.   That very day a crew leader named Poke (crews were a group of children that shared the food that they found and they had crew leaders) gave Bean 7 peanuts and she asked for his name.   But he said he hadn’t received a name, so they called him Bean.   There were food shelters that gave food out every morning but crews with young children couldn’t get in because of the older children that were bullies.   And most of the time bullies would come and take food from the crews instead of beating them up.   Bean had a plan to threaten one bully to protect the crew and In return he would be allowed to live.   They choose to pick the bully named Achilles because he was born with a bad leg and he needed the crew for his safety.   They jumped Achilles and held a rock over his head and told him their plan and he agreed to go along with it but Bean told Poke to kill him as and example to the other bullies, but Achilles was smart and he persuaded them to let him be there protector.  

Entry 2

Achilles made a plan to get the children into the kitchens.   When the bullies started lining up for the kitchen Achilles sent one of the crewmembers named Sergeant to the second place in the line budding in front of the meanest bully.   The bully shoved the kid into the...


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    • Jan 27, 2004 - Evaluator: (Lorenzo)
    • Nice, but use spell check