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A War of Gifts (Ender) (Audio CD) (Unabridged)
A War of Gifts - Ender - Audio CD - Unabridged Author:Orson Scott Card, Scott Brick (Narrator), Stefan Rudnicki (Narrator) Orson Scott Card offers a Christmas gift to his millions of fans with this short novel set during Ender's first years at the Battle School where it is forbidden to celebrate religious holidays. The children come from many nations, many religions; while they are being trained for war, religious conflict between them is not on the curric... more »ulum. But Dink Meeker, one of the older students, doesn't see it that way. He thinks that giving gifts isn't exactly a religious observation, and on Sinterklaas Day he tucks a present into another student's shoe.
This small act of rebellion sets off a battle royal between the students and the staff, but some surprising alliances form when Ender comes up against a new student, Zeck Morgan. The War over Santa Claus will force everyone to make a choice.
Read by Scott Brick and Stefan Rudnicki; Unabridged: 2 CDs, 150 min.« less
More of a novelette than a novel, it is an interesting slice of issues that could happen in the battle-school. It touches on the idea of beliefs and traditions, and how they are suppressed at the school. Interesting idea, but rather drawn out in this book.