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By Frank Herbert

Here's the unconventional that may be eternally thought of a triumph of the mind's eye. Set at the desolate tract planet Arrakis, Dune is the tale of the boy Paul Atreides, who might develop into the mysterious guy referred to as Muad'Dib. He might avenge the traitorous plot opposed to his noble family—and might convey to fruition humankind's so much historical and not possible dream.

a gorgeous mix of event and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune gained the 1st Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and shaped the root of what it surely the grandest epic in technology fiction.

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Most of the guests had already arrived, and were mingled around the long buffet table. At least half of them were phnobes, many of them from the buruku colonies around Tau City. Korodore recognized the diplomats – they were tall, dark alpha-males, carrying sunshades. The less exalted, who were more acclimatized to the light, stood in small, silent groups around the lawn. Korodore switched from pinhead to pinhead until he located Hrsh-Hgn, reading a memory cube in the shade of a balloon tree. The Stoics, probably.

There were one or two signs of Directorship, a large rolled map of the equatorial regions, an open filing cabinet, and a Galactic Standard clock on top of it. But it was the trappings of probability math that clashed heavily with the strict simplicity of the room. Korodore’s eye followed a trail of Reformed Tarot cards across the room to where the bulk of the pack, crystal faces now bland, lay against the wall where it had been thrown. A vaguely disturbing visual array on a portable computer glowed on another wall.

We now understand probability. ‘If we control it every man will be a magician. Let us then hope that this will not come to pass. For our universe is a fragile house of atoms, held together by the weak mortar of cause and effect. ’ Charles Sub-Lunar, Cry Continuum ‘The fish swims – vsss! The bird flies – rsss! The fungi-squirrel run – gsrss! The wheel turns and All is one. ‘I must scream yet I have no mouth. I must run yet I have no feet. I must die yet I have no life. ’ Funeral song of the Deep Rocky region, Five Islands, Phnobis.

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