New York Times bestselling authors Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston return to the prequels to Ender's Game follow The Swam with The Hive, book two in the Second Formic War.
Card and Johnston continue the fast-paced hard science fiction history of the Formic Wars ― the alien invasions of Earth’s Solar System that ultimately led to Ender Wiggin’s total victory in Ender's Game.
A coalition of Earth’s nations barely fought off the Formics’ first scout ship. Now it’s clear that there’s a mother-ship out on edge of the system, and the aliens are prepared to take Earth by force. Can Earth’s warring nations and corporations put aside their differences and mount an effective defense?
Ender's Game is one of the most popular and bestselling science fiction novels of all time. The Formic War series (The First Formic War and The Second Formic War) are the prequels to Ender’s story.
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Orson Scott Card (born 1951) is an American author, critic, public speaker, essayist, columnist, and political activist. He writes in several genres, but is primarily known for his science fiction. His novel Ender's Game (1985) and its sequel Speaker for the Dead (1986) both won Hugo and Nebula Awards, making Card the only author to win both science fiction's top U.S. prizes in consecutive years. He is also known as an advocate for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, of which he has been a lifelong practicing member, and as a political commentator on many issues, including opposition to homosexual behavior and the legalization of same-sex marriage.
The Second Formic War :: Series
The Second Formic War chronicles the continued war between humanity and the insectoid alien “buggers” - the war which led to the formation of the Hegemony, and the Battle School, and the genetic program that led to the birth of Ender Wiggin.
Belongs to the series Enderverse