Earth Unaware Audiobook
Written by Orson Scott Card
Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki
Published on July 17, 2012
Audio is 2265 hours
Publisher List Price: 26.99 USD
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A hundred years before Ender’s Game, humans thought they were alone in the galaxy. Humanity was slowly making their way out from Earth to the planets and asteroids of the Solar System, exploring and mining and founding colonies.
The mining ship El Cavador is far out from Earth, in the deeps of the Kuiper Belt, beyond Pluto. Other mining ships, and the families that live on them, are few and far between this far out. So when El Cavador’s telescopes pick up a fast-moving object coming in-system, it’s hard to know what to make of it. It’s massive and moving at a significant fraction of the speed of light.
But the ship has other problems. Their systems are old and failing. The family is getting too big. There are claim-jumping corporates bringing Asteroid Belt tactics to the Kuiper Belt. Worrying about a distant object that might or might not be an alien ship seems…not important.
They’re wrong. It’s the most important thing that has happened to the human race in a million years. This is humanity’s first contact with an alien race. The First Formic War is about to begin.
Earth Unaware is the first novel in The First Formic War series by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston.
Before Ender Wiggin was born, before the Battle School was built, the aliens brought war to Earth.,
ORSON SCOTT CARD is the author of the bestselling Ender’s Universe series and its spinoffs. Ender’s Game and Speaker for the Dead both won Hugo and Nebula Awards, making Card the only author to win these two top prizes in consecutive years. Card has also written the fantasy Tales of Alvin Maker and Mither Mages series.
AARON JOHNSTON is a New York Times bestselling author, comic book writer, and screenwriter who often collaborates with science-fiction legend Orson Scott Card (Invasive Procedures, the First and Second Formic War series in the Ender Universe).
STEFAN RUDNICKI has received multiple Audie Awards and AudioFile Earphones Awards as well as a Grammy Award as an audiobook producer. Stefan has read a number of Orson Scott Card’s best-selling science fiction novels.
“The somber basso voice of Stefan Rudnicki and two well-chosen players march through the story, with a young man’s voice particularly effective in segments featuring the angst-ridden teenager. This is an outstanding job, with more to come.” —AudioFile Magazine
“As the narration passes from character to character, the talented cast… easily keeps listeners intrigued with skillful characterizations that feature unique voices, accents, and dialects. And by the time the huge alien ship arrives and the story kicks into high gear, listeners will be utterly captivated by this exciting adventure.” —Publishers Weekly
Earth Unaware was published on July 17, 2012.The Earth Unaware Audiobook is 2265 hours. Speechify has the Unabridged edition version of the audiobook.
Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.