Harrison Ford gives a grim history lesson in first Ender's Game clip

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Harrison Ford would like to welcome you to Battle School! And then he'd like to depress you by reminding you of the ever-present alien threat and how you kids are the only thing standing in the way of another slaughter of countless innocent human beings. No pressure, though!


So Mazer Rackham pulled the ol' "Randy Quaid in Independence Day" maneuver, huh? Hey, it may not be original, but if it works, it works.

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Karl Prosek

I guess I'm remembering it wrong (it has been a while since I last read the book), but I thought Mazer figured out the thing about hive queens and figured out tactics to beat the buggers based on that. He was a commander/strategist, not a fighter pilot, right?

Of course, that video edit could just be part of the 'Mazer Rackham died for your sins'-type propaganda everybody gets fed. Maybe that's the point.