First Meetings by Orson Scott Card

First Meetings

Ender's Saga #0.5

Orson Scott Card with Craig Phillips (Illustrator)

fiction science fiction short stories adventurous slow-paced

208 pages | first published 1999

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Meet Andrew "Ender" Wiggin, the unforgettable boy-hero of Ender's Game--winner of the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for Best Novel--and enter his Universe through this collection of stories."The Polish Boy" is John Paul Wiggin, the future father...
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Summary of 525 reviews


adventurous 83%
dark 33%
emotional 33%
hopeful 33%
lighthearted 33%
tense 33%
challenging 16%
funny 16%
informative 16%
inspiring 16%
mysterious 16%
reflective 16%
sad 16%


medium 50%
fast 33%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 40%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

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