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Shadow of the Giant Summary
Orson Scott Card

Everything you need to understand or teach Shadow of the Giant by Orson Scott Card.

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Shadow of the Giant Summary

Plot Summary

Julian Delphiki (Bean) is the most gifted student to ever attend Battle School. As an elite member of Ender's Jeesh (military group), Bean stands out from the rest of the geniuses in Ender's Jeesh not only for his extraordinary brilliance, but also because he is physically different—genetically modified. As a child, he is the most brilliant, but also very small. His condition sentences him to an early death because he continues to grow throughout his life until his heart can't support his giantism. Death is expected somewhere around age 20. After Ender and his Jeesh win the war against the Buggers and save mankind, Bean marries his Jeesh-mate, Petra Arkanian and they live on earth. Even with the knowledge of Bean's prognosis, Petra wants his children and is expecting their first child. But it is not their only child. Another eight embryos have been stolen by the...

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