Children of the Mind (5)

  • Chapter 16 - "HOW DO YOU KNOW THEY AREN'T QUIVERING IN TERROR?"
    "Don't you understand, any of you? There's only one species that we know of that has deliberately, consciously, knowingly tried to destroy another sentient species without any serious attempt at co...
  • Chapter 13 - "TILL DEATH ENDS ALL SURPRISES"
    "But what of us?" said Grego. "Will we be extinguished? What difference does it make then, the ones of us who had plans, what does it matter the work we've done? The children we've raised?" He look...
  • Chapter 11 - "YOU CALLED ME BACK FROM DARKNESS"
    I'm not a child and never was one, not in this body, thought Peter. So I don't know if I'm even capable of childish longings and the grand romances of adolescence. And from Ender I have this sense ...
  • Chapter 9 - "IT SMELLS LIKE LIFE TO ME"
    A thousand times in every second she danced this tree, and every other tree on every world where pequenino forests grew, and every mothertree that she visited burst with blossoms and with fruit, an...
  • Chapter 6 - "LIFE IS A SUICIDE MISSION"
    There, is that brutal enough, Ender? He wiped out the hive queens of dozens of worlds, leaving only one survivor of that great and ancient people. He also brought her back to life. Does saving the ...

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  • Chapter 15 - LIFE AND DEATH
    "For myself, I don't mind dying," he said. "Maybe because of the third life, we pequeninos don't have the same fear of death that you short-lived humans do. But even though I won't have the third l...
  • Chapter 15 - LIFE AND DEATH
    "Is it possible?" asked Valentine. "I would never have thought so," said Grego. "I mean, there's the problem of origin." "It actually answers the problem of origin," said Olhado. "The Big Bang theo...
  • Chapter 14 - VIRUS MAKERS
    She remembered Wiggin telling her what the gods would be like. Real gods would want to teach you how to be just like them. Why would he say such a thing? How could he know what a god would be? Some...
  • 展开 Chapter 14 - VIRUS MAKERS
    "Yes, I call it nothing," said Valentine. "We human beings are no different. It may not be a virus, but we still spend most of our time acting out our genetic destiny. Take the differences between ...
  • Chapter 14 - VIRUS MAKERS
    "Let me tell you about gods," said Wiggin. "No matter how smart or strong you are, there's always somebody smarter or stronger, and when you run into somebody who's stronger and smarter than anybod...
  • Chapter 13 - FREE WILL
    "Well, when it comes to that, maybe you're defining free will too narrowly," said Ender. "Aren't human beings the same way, programmed by our genes and our environment?" "No," said Miro. "What else...
  • Chapter 8 - MIRACLES
    All the way up to the surface, Valentine struggled to make sense of what had happened. She had always thought that if only people could communicate mind-to-mind, eliminating the ambiguities of lang...
  • Chapter 7 - SECRET MAID
    "This is something I have tried to teach you all your life, but now you must learn it, Qing-jao. The gods are the cause of everything that happens, but they never act except in disguise. Do you hea...
  • Chapter 5 - THE LUSITANIA FLEET
    She watched him type: 4Gang. She recognized the reference at once. Her mother's ancestor-of-the-heart had been Jiang-qing, the widow of the first Communist Emperor, Mao Ze-dong. When Jiang-qing and...