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Andrew's sister, Valentine Wiggin, encouraged him to follow her example as Demosthenes and publish it with a pseudonym instead of his real name. The book was published but not copyrighted, so anyone could make copies of it.
The book changed people's opinions on the Formics, and on Ender Wiggin. The Formics became tragic, unable to be communicated with and so were destroyed; on the other hand, Ender became a monster, the Xenocide (Act), who annihilated an entire sentient species without a second thought. Ironically, Ender wrothe the book that turned him into a monster and his name into an epithet.