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Earth Unaware

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

18 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

This is a prequel to Ender's Game and is an excellent addition t

This is a prequel to Ender's Game and is an excellent addition to the Ender universe. It also functions well as a stand alone story that should appeal to both fans and those unfamiliar with Ender's Game. A compelling story with realistic, intriguing characters. I'm al...
This is a prequel to Ender's Game and is an excellent addition to the Ender universe. It also functions well as a stand alone story that should appeal to both fans and those unfamiliar with Ender's Game. A compelling story with realistic, intriguing characters. I'm already looking forward to the next installment.

posted by Anonymous on July 17, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

8 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

A total ripoff

If you are a fan of Mr. Card, as I have been until earlier this year when I felt cheated by the disastrous final book in the Bean series, be prepared for more of the same with Earth Unaware. This latest book is being hyped as a prequel to Ender's Game. It is far from it...
If you are a fan of Mr. Card, as I have been until earlier this year when I felt cheated by the disastrous final book in the Bean series, be prepared for more of the same with Earth Unaware. This latest book is being hyped as a prequel to Ender's Game. It is far from it, although it might get by being hyped as a preprequel to the prequel to Ender's Game in that it alludes to Mazer Rackham. The entire rest of the book has no real link to the story I was led to believe I was buying. Furthermore, this is not a stand-alone volume that tells a complete story on its own, as the writer of the above glowing report would have you believe. It is a cliff-hanger that abruptly stops before it becomes an actual prequel. Only after receiving this book was I made aware that it is actually the opening volume in a series, for which I might not have signed on. The publisher and vendor of this volume should have made it clear that who knows how many more volumes there will be in the offing before the series comes to a conclusion.
Given the writing style used in Earth Unaware, I even doubt Mr. Card actually wrote the book. I should have expected as much when I learned (after being conned into buying it) that this book was co-authored by a writer of whom I never heard before.
The bottom line is that Earth Unaware is a total ripoff to any unsuspecting buyer who is expecting the advertised prequel to Ender's Game in a single compact, fast-paced volume for which Mr. Card was justifiable famous in the past. Having been burned twice in less than a year, I have decided to swear off all future offerings by Mr. Card. Sayonara, Scott.

posted by hariseldenAB on July 26, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2013

    Best Card since Enders Game

    I was completely engaged in Ender's Game but lost interest as I went through the books following the rest of Ender's life. While I enjoyed the books following Bean's life more, I thought Earth Unaware recaptured the best parts of Ender's Game. I can't wait for the next books.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 29, 2013

    Scourge

    Hi

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2013

    Jayar

    RUBYFERN. I always like the main character. Did you see my other story at 'blood wings' all results?

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2013

    Aaron

    Oh...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 18, 2013

    Aaron

    Your just beautiful and amazing

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2013

    Sky

    *stops pacing* so how are you?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2013

    Dalton

    Hey

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2013

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    Gghgs

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 2, 2012

    As usual OSC does it again.

    This was a captivating book I just had to read it once I started I could not put it down. But I have never read an Orson Scott Card bool that was not captivating.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2012

    Fallin

    I am a half hispanic 17 year old single girl. My element isnt really an element, I can talk to animals with my maind amd breath underwater and talk to the fishes.

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2012

    Emi

    I am fifteen loong brown hair green eyes fire is my element

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2012

    Anna

    I'm a skinny 15 year old with long blonde hair and steely gray eyes. Is tall for her age. Element is storm.

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2012

    Lonaika

    12 years old. Small aisan girl with green eyes. Element is water.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2012

    Brianna

    Sky blue eyes, pale skin and blond hair. Thin with a birdlike build. Air element

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2012

    Gabby

    Hi im gabby im fourteen i hav brown hair and freckles i control water

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2012

    Penny

    A tall girl around the age of 14 walked in. Hi im penny she said. She had res hair and lots of freckles. My element is fire

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2012

    Raven

    I know I started this rp but I think I should just leave a description. Once u post here though u cant again and if your locked out put your description and stuff at hall first result. If your locked out of your cabin go to cabin first result. My name is Raven. I have long black hair and olive green eyes. I have a lot of freckles and a high cheek bone. I am 14 years old and I control earth.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2012

    Escavate

    Im real he say looking doen at cage

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2012

    To all

    Move down to the second result.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2012

    Sam

    11 yrs, 208 days, 18 hours, 53 minutes, and counting. Blond hair nd blue eyes. Water is my element.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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