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Dune-Frank Herbert

This is a classic of science fiction, and I think I read it when I was in middle school, but I couldn’t remember any of it. 182 more words

Atreides

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me.

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Geek

DUKE LETO ATREIDES I OF CALADAN

A little cartoon of Leto with a big old chin.

Words Crush Wenesday: The Homeric Version

Okay, today’s Words Crush Wednesday quote is going to be a super-long one!  Because I’ve decided to do the Blogging A-to-Z Challenge (see link on side-bar) so starting next week, my quotes are going to have to be tied to the letter of the alphabet assigned to that particular Wednesday.   565 more words

Greek Mythology

SATURDAY’S SONGS OF THE WEEK #16

PANOPTICON

DYING STAR

LILITH

REST THY HEAD

ATREIDES

2014

The Aging Gene in Sci Fi

A few years ago scientists discovered what has since been called the aging gene. It’s a simple thing really, a gene that controls the rate at which our body matures from infancy to adolescence, adulthood, and beyond. 599 more words

Comic Book Heroes

Genre straddling

Frank Herbert Dune
Gollancz 2001 (1965)

Foretold one gets dumped
in desert, then goes native.
Returns, beats baddies!

Dune is one of those thoughtful novels that successfully straddles the genres of fantasy and speculative fiction. 610 more words

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