Short Essay Questions Key
1. At the beginning of the novel, what does Jane do while Miro and Young Valentine scout for new habitable planets? What will happen after Jane is finished with her task?
At the beginning of the novel, Jane moves colonists off the planet as quickly as she can while Miro and Young Valentine scout for new habitable planets. After Jane is finished with her task, her destruction is imminent because Starways Congress is shutting down the ansible networks.
2. How was Peter called into being and why does this cause problems?
Peter was called into being by accident during Ender's first trip to Outspace. This causes problems because he is not really a complete human being and was created out of all the negative aspects of Ender's own character.
3. What does Peter tell Wang-mu to do while they are quarreling aboard the faster-than-light ship, and how does she respond?
While quarreling aboard the faster-than-light ship, Peter tells Wang-mu to step off the ship. She responds in shock and asks him if he intends for her to step out into the icy vacuum of space.
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