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What nonsequel to a blockbuster are sci-fi fans eagerly planning their summers around? Yep, the recasting of Orson Scott Card’s 1985 novel Ender’s Game. Until Ender’s Shadow appears in August, Card addicts can get a fix with his new fantasy, Enchantment. The story begins in 1992, as Ukranian-American folklore scholar Ivan wakens a very well-hidden sleeping beauty and is transported into her ninth-century village. In this medieval game of Tron, Ivan must use his scholarly knowledge to survive his own fairy tale. Between the kiss and living happily ever after, all of Card’s usual themes are explored: fables, morality, time travel, theology, and linguistics. (The wordplay this time is with Slavic languages, a change of pace from the Portuguese of the Ender books.) Novelist, teacher, playwright, and editor Card will discuss and sign Enchantment at 7:30 p.m. at Borders, 11301 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Free. (301) 816-1067. (Janet Hopf)