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Shadows in Flight

Written by: Orson Scott Card
Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki,Emily Janice Card,Scott Brick,Orson Scott Card,Kirby Heyborne
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Publisher's Summary

Ender's Shadow explores the stars in this all-new novel...

At the end of Shadow of the Giant, Bean flees to the stars with three of his children—the three who share the engineered genes that gave him both hyper-intelligence and a short, cruel physical life. The time dilation granted by the speed of their travel gives Earth's scientists generations to seek a cure, to no avail. In time, they are forgotten—a fading ansible signal speaking of events lost to Earth's history. But the Delphikis are about to make a discovery that will let them save themselves, and perhaps all of humanity in days to come.

For there in space before them lies a derelict Formic colony ship. Aboard it, they will find both death and wonders—the life support that is failing on their own ship, room to grow, and labs in which to explore their own genetic anomaly and the mysterious disease that killed the ship's colony.

Shadows in Flight is the fifth novel in Orson Scott Card's Shadow Series.

©2011 Orson Scott Card (P)2012 Macmillan Audio

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Great story

Such an imaginative story, the arc and the conceptual science was so fascinating. My only complaint is it’s not long enough. Happy to have closure for Bean ❤️

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Back to the roots

After disapointing shadow of the hegemon and puppet... Card return with this engaging and intense novel following the also very good S of the Giant. A very good conclusion of the Bean series.

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