Speaker Of The Dead
Speaker for the Dead (1986) is a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card and an indirect sequel to the novel Ender's Game. This book takes place around the year 5270, some 3,000 years after the events in Ender's Game. However, due to relativistic space travel Ender himself (who now goes by his real name Andrew Wiggin or by his title "Speaker for the Dead") is only about 35 years old.This is the first book to talk about Starways Congress, a high standpoint Legislation for the human colonies. It is also the first to describe the Hundred Worlds, planets which humans colonized which are tightly intertwined by the Buggers' old nsible technology.Like Ender's Game, the book won the Nebula Award in 1986 and the Hugo Award in 1987. Speaker for the Dead was published in a slightly revised edition in 1991. It was followed by cide and hildren of the Mind.On Novinha's request for a Speaker, Andrew Wiggin leaves for usitania, a colony turned into a virtual prison, with its expansion severely limited and its whole existence devoted to the work of logers who study the Pequeninos, the first sentient beings found since the of Formics. Lusitania itself is remarkably lacking in biodiversity, featuring thousands of unfilled ecological niches.