Xenocide - Ender 3 Book Summary and Study Guide

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Starways Congress sends a fleet to destroy the planet of Lusitania due to a virus, the descolada, that could wipe out humanity if released. However, this planet is inhabited not only by humans, but also two distinct species who depend on the descolada for survival.
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The review of this Book prepared by Christie

The virus on Lusitania becomes resistant to almost everyhting and the scientists try to find a new way to cope with it without killing all the life that depends on the virus.
The review of this Book prepared by irina

Andrew Wiggen & his family of geneticists try to make the congress (group of allied planets including Earth) understand that the planet they are on is not bad and will not kill others; in order that congress will not destroy the whole planet.
The review of this Book prepared by Jodi Crump

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 33.3%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 36.7% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   fighting a disease/illness affecting everyone Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   preventing/managing clash/war between govts/kingdoms Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   40's-50's


Terrain    -   Forests    -   Domed/Underground City A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   very controlled society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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