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Orson Scott Card is a genius
« on: February 01, 2006, 03:39:55 PM »
I cast him aside as mediocre scifi the first time I read Enders game. But then,
a few months ago, I re-read it, and the three sequels.
  His take on diplomacy is unique.
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offended were pagans. As for me, I wish we druids could turn wood to gold. ;)

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Re: Orson Scott Card is a genius
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2006, 08:31:57 PM »
I like Ender's conflict resolution methods.
They were immediately and absolutely recognizable as adventurers... They were hardy and dangerous, lawless, stripped of allegiance or morality, living off their wits, stealing and killing, hiring themselves out to whoever and whatever came. They were inspired by dubious virtues.  China Mieville - Perdido Street Station

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Re: Orson Scott Card is a genius
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2006, 10:01:07 AM »
Could someone explain who he is please, the name sounds vaugley familier.
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