The planet Lusitania is home to three sentient species: the Pequeninos, a large colony of humans, and the Hive Queen, who was brought there by Ender Wiggin. But now, once again, the human race has grown fearful; the Starways Congress has gathered a fleet to destroy Lusitania. Ender's oldest friend, Jane, an evolved computer intelligence, can save the three sentient species of Lusitania. She has learned how to move ships outside the universe, and then instantly back to a different world, abolishing the light-speed limit. But it takes all the processing power available to her, and the Starways Congress is shutting down the network of computers in which she lives, world by world.
Soon Jane will not be able to move the ships. Ender's children must save her if they are to save themselves.
Children of the Mind is the fourth book in Orson Scott Card's Ender Quintet.
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Good book, voice acting horrible
I hate to sound I suppose uncultured but the voice acting as I listen to this makes me want to stop listening which is horrible because this is a great book with interesting ideas and worth while to listen to, but that voice acting. Its so horrible it sounds fake stupid and just plain unplesant to my ears that its hard to take. Great book, if they ever redo the voice acting PLEASE forgo the accents its just awful. Five stars for the book, Negative stars for that horrible accent and ruining a great book.
Wonderful Conclusion to the Ender Series
This Book is absolutely Awesome!!! It truely shows why Orson Scott Card has won the Hugo Award. The Characters are engaging and thier development is truely the art of a master storyteller. He should come with a Surgeon General's Warning of "Danger! This book is addicting and could cause loss of sleep and appetite until finished."
A great resolution!
I have listened to all of Orson's Ender books, and this book definitely ties things together nicely. To be perfectly honest, my favorite of the series was Speaker for the Dead, but this is a wonderful piece of writing as well. I'm listening to his Shadow series now, and if you like this series those are also worth listening to. And you should /listen/ to them. Orson actually says a couple of times in his forwards and afterwards that he thinks that audio is the best format for his literature. So, basically, high praise for all of his Ender and Shadow books.