Special Sub-Topic: The Enemy's Gate is Down
|Who is Ender's first friend?|
Shen. Though he becomes best friends with Alai, the first launchy that he makes friends with was Shen, when Ender got back at Bernard for making fun of Shen's wiggling butt.
|What is Ender the first to do?|
Open his locker. He is the last launchy in his group to get his bunk, but is the fastest of them and opens the locker first.
|Ender sees someone in the mirror in the Giant's Drink game. Who?|
Peter. He saw Peter in the mirror because that was how he saw himself; he thought that he was just like Peter.
|What is the name of the first army that Ender was in?|
Salamander. He was assigned to Salamander much earlier then any other launchy had been before him. Bonzo partially hated Ender for that reason.
|Who taught Ender to shoot accurately in the Battle Room?|
Petra. Petra took pity on Ender, so during their free time she would take him into one of the battle rooms and practice with him on shooting and tactics.
|Who monitors Ender and watches over him in Battle School?|
Graff. Graff starts monitoring Ender to see if he would be the one to save the world; he continues to watch over Ender until the very end.
|Ender starts to teach and practice with whom, while he is in Salamander army?|
Launchies. Because Bonzo will not let him practice with the army, Ender starts to get his friends who were still in their launch group together and practice with them; eventually those practices involve a great number of launchies.
|Who said, "Naked and wet and alone, Ender, so we're even. I can't help that I'm bigger than you. You're such a genius, you figure out how to handle me." |
Bonzo. Bonzo said this to Ender right before they started to fight in the shower. In the end Ender kills Bonzo.
|Anderson gave Dragon army how many battles in the same day?|
Two. He did this to try and make Dragon army lose a battle. He also tried other ways of doing it, for instance putting Dragon up against two armies at once.
|Ender purposely isolated Bean like he had been isolated by Graff.|
True. Bean reminded Ender of himself when he was just starting out in Battle School, so he treated Bean the way that he had been treated.
|Who convinces Ender to continue training after Battle School?|
Valentine. Ender is brought back to earth for a few months after Battle School before he is sent to Command School. They talk out on the raft that Ender built on a lake. By the time that she leaves him, she has convinced him to go to Command School.
|Ender changed the way the Battle School was run by the time he left.|
True. In order to get Ender through the school as fast as possible, Graff basically broke all the rules of Battle School and completely disrupted the system.
|Who becomes Ender's teacher after Battle School?|
Mazer Rackham. Mazer had been sent out into space so that he would still be alive when Ender was ready to save the world. He trained Ender only for a short time before Ender started to actually fight the Buggers; however Ender didn't know that it was the real thing, he thought that it was still training.
|Ender writes what two books about the life of the Buggers and Peter?|
"The Hive Queen" and "The Hegemon". He writes the fist book after he finds the cocoon of the last Bugger Queen, explaining what the Bugger world had been like. The second book was about the life of his brother Peter who had become Hegemon on earth.
|What is the name Ender uses as the author of the books?|
Speaker For the Dead. He uses the name Speaker For the Dead rather then his own name to make a distinction between Ender the murderer and Ender who loved the Buggers.
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