Scene: Ender Makes a Deadly Choice Book: Ender’s Game Author: Orson Scott Card Animation: Laura Gray
Ender and His Family Eating Breakfast Where’s Valentine ? Sleeping, Probably
Oh, we can’t worry dear, for the children’s sake. Open Up! International Federation! Oh dear, first Peter, then Valentine, and now Ender I bet! Oh, I suppose you’re right. I just hope... Ender will make the right choice.
IF I take it you’re here about Ender, aren’t you? So you’ve come for that reason. Hello Mr. and Mrs. Wiggin. Colonel Graff here. Yes. You know the routine. In all the tests he did extraordinari ly well.
Morning Ender! Where’s Mum and Dad? Talking to the International Fleet soldier at the door Morning Valentine.
Valentine, what’s wrong? Oh no. Not Ender. Ender, Please come to the door!
IF Yes Father? Ender, I would like to talk to you- er- alone. Ender, have you heard of battle school? It’s for smart children like you. You would go into space and learn all about battle and have an exceptional education.
IF But my family… Valentine… You see Ender, You don’t like Peter very much, and you love your parents, and they love you, but they won’t miss you. Not for long. You wouldn’t get to come home and see your family until you are sixteen. That’s when the training is complete. But you are guaranteed to secure a ship position in space.
IF Ender, we’ll miss you. Very Much. We’ll write you. Ender, We love you. So you’re really going to leave.
And so, Ender has made his first deadly choice. The choice to go to battle school. Let the game begin. To find out what happens to Ender Wiggin, read the book, Ender’s Game. You won’t be disappointed.