The exciting conclusion to Orson Scott Card's bestselling novel and direct sequel to Ender's Game! Ender has found a cocoon of a young Formic hive queen who carries within her ten thousand Formic eggs. With it, Ender can restore the alien species he destroyed in the war. But should he? Or would he be opening Pandora's box, unleashing Earth's deadliest enemies to finish what they started? It all comes to a head here as Ender accepts or rejects his destiny as the Speaker for the Dead.