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Ender's Game

Ender's Game


by Orson Scott Card

Warfare Quotes in Ender's Game

How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)

Quote #10

"You made the hard choice, boy. All or nothing. End them or end us. But heaven knows there was no other way you could have done it. Congratulations. You beat them, and it's all over." (14.374)

OK, let’s get it out there: how does Mazer know that “there was no other way you could have done it”? Well, that tiny genocidal mistake to one side, Mazer shows us here how all of Ender’s wars work: there’s no such thing as a limited war with Ender – it’s all or nothing. (And usually it’s all.)

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