Speaker for the Dead #5
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Speaker for the Dead #5

Writer: Aaron Johnston Artist: Pop Mhan Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Major Spoilers - Rob Rasmussen May 27, 2011

    Quick aside, when I'd read the first two issues, I'd never read any of the books at all. Between issues 2 and 3 I'd read Ender's Game. Since then I've actually read everything through Speaker of the Dead and a book afterward. Part of my disappointment with this issue is due to that, which I will freely admit. I did miss some of the things from the book that should have been here, most notably a much longer discussion of the actual covenant set up between Ender and the wives. That being said, there is still no excuse to drop the plot lines of Miro's potential demise and the threat of Starways Congress now that Lusitania is a rebelling colony. Both of these are overlooked and I feel let down because of it. The series could easily have been stretched to one more book and it would have been better for it. Because of this, the final issue receives a very disappointed 2 out of 5 stars. Read Full Review

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