Heretics of Dune
ISBN 9780441016778 | 448 pages | 03 Feb 2009 | Ace | 9.25 x 6.25in | 18 - AND UP
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Leto Atreides, the God Emperor of Dune, is dead. In the fifteen hundred years since his passing, the Empire has fallen into ruin. The great Scattering saw millions abandon the crumbling civilization and spread out beyond the reaches of known space. The planet Arrakis-now called Rakis-has reverted to its desert climate, and its great sandworms are dying."A monumental piece of imaginative architecture... indisputably magical."
Now, the Lost Ones are returning home in pursuit of power. And as factions vie for control over the remnants of the Empire, a girl named Sheeana rises to prominence in the wastelands of Rakis, sending religious fervor throughout the galaxy. For she possesses the abilities of the Fremen sandriders-fulfilling a prophecy foretold by the late God Emperor...
-Los Angeles Herald Examiner
"Gripping...Fascinating detail, yet cloaked in mystery and mysticism."
"Herbert weaves together several fascinating storylines with almost the same mastery as informed Dune, and keeps the reader intent on the next revelation or twist."
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