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Xenocide / Children of the Mind

By Orson Scott Card

Ultra-Condensed by David J. Parker and Samuel Stoddard

Barbara Bova
Good news, Orson Scott Card! I have sold the Ender trilogy overseas!
Orson Scott Card
Count them again, Barbara Bova.
Barbara Bova
Horror! On closer inspection, I see there are only two! Quick, you must write a third!
(He does.)

This is too long. Split it into two books.
(He does.)

These suck. There's not a single character in here that can make a simple decision without agonizing over it for pages. Fix that.
(He doesn't.)


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