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by Orson Scott Card

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In Ender's Game ch.9, Graff asks Valentine to help Ender. Why does she reply with an allusion to the Bible story of Danie's interpreting dreams?

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I believe she is referring to Graff as the king who forgets the dream. Graff took Ender from his family to make him into a heroic commander that would save mankind by shaping the good Ender into an aggressive, violentone. She knows this and so does Graff. Graff's advisors and game programmer are supposed to interpret the Giant Game that Ender is playing as to his readiness to proceed up the chain of command....

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