352 pages

English language

Published May 26, 2019 by Penguin Publishing Group.

ISBN:
978-0-593-09823-3
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5 stars (3 reviews)

The extraordinary sequel to Dune, the greatest science fiction novel of all time. Twelve years after his victory over House Harkonnen, Paul Atreides rules as emperor from the desert planet Arrakis - but his victory has had profound consequences. War has been brought to the entire known universe, and billions have already perished. Despite having become the most powerful emperor known to history, Paul is powerless to bring an end to the fighting. While former allies conspire to dethrone Paul and even his own consort acts against him, Paul accepts a gift from the Tleilaxu, a guild of genetic manipulators, hoping to find a single spark of peace and friendship amidst the betrayal and chaos. But this act undermines Pauls support from the Fremen, his own people. The Fremen are the true source of Pauls power; losing them is the one thing that could truly topple his empire. As matters …

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The series definitely keeps getting traction

5 stars

I know this is a very old saga; regardless I was not expecting it to be this engaging

There are definitely a few 🚩s along the way, but those can easily be attributed to the time when the books were written

The way Paul walks between destiny/fate and desire to break the chains is very well defined.

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