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Xenocide Summary
Orson Scott Card

Everything you need to understand or teach Xenocide by Orson Scott Card.

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Xenocide Summary

Plot Summary

Xenocide continues Orson Scott Card's Speaker series and is a worthy sequel to the series' second novel, Speaker for the Dead. Over three thousand years have elapsed on Earth since the human-bugger wars detailed in the first novel, Ender's Game. Having been sentenced to planet destruction by Starways Congress, humans on the Brazilian colony planet of Lusitania search for a way to avoid their fate and also to solve a host of other problems they are facing, not the least of which is the virulent descolada virus that infects the entire planet and is continually adapting itself in order to destroy humans and their fragile existence.

Fortunately for the inhabitants of Lusitania, they have a powerful ally named Jane, an entity more than three thousand years old who exists in the computer and ansible (long distance communication) networks. Jane, has the power to stop the fleet from destroying...

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