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  1. Hunters of Dune

    by Brian Herbert
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    For three years, the no-ship ,Ithaca, has been in an alternate universe, hiding from the "great enemy". It carries the clones, or gholas , of Duncan Idaho , famous military commander Miles Teg , the Bene Gesserit Sheeana, the last Bene Tleilax Master Scytale , and seven small melange -producing sandworms, as well as a number of other humans. Scytale has shared the secret of producing melange, also called spice, in tanks, because the sandworms do not produce enough to allow the ship to continue travelling. The mysterious Oracle of Time speaks to Duncan and brings the no-ship back into … (Wikipedia)

  2. House Harkonnen

    by Brian Herbert
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    Eighteen years have passed since Shaddam IV succeeded his father as Padishah Emperor of the Known Universe. However, his rule is precarious as his wife Anirul has been instructed by her Bene Gesserit sisterhood to bear him only daughters. Shaddam's authority is also challenged by the powerful House Harkonnen , whose illegal stock-piling of melange is of great concern to the Emperor. In order to monopolize the spice, Shaddam and his trusted advisor and friend, Count Fenring , plan to synthesize the substance with the help of Hidar Fen Ajidica , a Tleilaxu Master Researcher. Ajidica sets up laboratories to … (Wikipedia)

  3. House Corrino

    by Brian Herbert
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    One year after the War of Assassins , Duke Leto Atreides sponsors an assault on Ix to reclaim the planet for House Vernius , while his concubine Jessica is pregnant with his son. Emperor Shaddam IV commences his Great Spice War to create a dependency on his soon-to-be-released synthetic melange , ,ajidamal, . The Bene Gesserit eagerly await the birth of the Kwisatz Haderach 's mother by Jessica; little do they know that things are not going to turn out exactly how they intend. Dune: House Corrino debuted at #8 on ,The New York Times, Best Seller list . ,, … (Wikipedia)

  4. Chapterhouse: Dune

    by Frank Herbert
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    The Bene Gesserit find themselves the target of the Honored Matres, whose conquest of the Old Empire is almost complete. The Matres are seeking to assimilate the technology and superhuman skills of the Bene Gesserit, and exterminate the Sisterhood itself. Now in command of the Bene Gesserit, Mother Superior Darwi Odrade continues to develop her drastic, secret plan to overcome the Honored Matres. The Bene Gesserit are also terraforming the planet Chapterhouse to accommodate the all-important sandworms , whose native planet Dune had been destroyed by the Matres. Sheeana , in charge of the project, expects sandworms to appear soon. … (Wikipedia)

  5. The Butlerian Jihad

    by Brian Herbert
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    The Butlerian Jihad introduces a generation of characters whose families will later become the most significant in the universe: the Atreides , the Corrinos and the Harkonnens . Serena Butler , daughter of the viceroy of the League of Nobles , is a strong voice for the human rebellion. Her paramour Xavier Harkonnen leads the military force on the current League capital world of Salusa Secundus . As the story begins, Xavier is repelling an attack on the planet by Omnius' army of cymeks . The cymeks are former humans whose brains have been implanted in preservation canisters, which in … (Wikipedia)

  6. Children of Dune

    by Frank Herbert
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    Nine years after Emperor Paul Muad'Dib walked into the desert, blind, the ecological transformation of Dune has reached the point where some Fremen are living without stillsuits in the less arid climate and have started to move out of the sietches and into the villages and cities. As the old ways erode, more and more pilgrims arrive to experience the planet of Muad'Dib. The Imperial high council has lost its political might and is powerless to control the Jihad. Paul's young twin children, Leto II and Ghanima, have concluded that their guardian Alia has succumbed to Abomination —possession by her … (Wikipedia)

  7. Dune Messiah

    by Frank Herbert
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    Twelve years after the events described in ,Dune, (1965), Paul "Muad'Dib" Atreides rules as Emperor. By accepting the role of messiah to the Fremen , Paul had unleashed a jihad which conquered most of the known universe. ,, Paul is the most powerful emperor ever known, but is powerless to stop the lethal excesses of the religious juggernaut he has created. Although 61 billion people have perished, Paul's prescient visions indicate that this is far from the worst possible outcome for humanity. Motivated by this knowledge, Paul hopes to set humanity on a course that will not inevitably lead to … (Wikipedia)

  8. The Machine Crusade

    by Brian Herbert
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    Dune: The Machine Crusade moves forward into the center of the Butlerian Jihad, described in the first book of the trilogy, ,Dune: The Butlerian Jihad, . Leading the movement is the ex-slave and ex-machine trustee Grand Patriarch Iblis Ginjo . However, Iblis appears more interested in politics and his own personal legacy than in the Jihad. Vorian Atreides , despite the long life given to him by his father, the Titan Agamemnon , begins to show the vestiges of wanting to settle down after visiting the planet Caladan , and meeting Leronica Tergiet, who is to become his long-term concubine. … (Wikipedia)

  9. The Battle of Corrin

    by Brian Herbert
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    The machine evermind Omnius is continuing with his plans to eradicate all humans in the universe. After first being suggested by the traitor Yorek Thurr , an RNA retrovirus is designed by the captured Tlulaxa Rekur Van and the independent robot Erasmus . Omnius then launches capsules containing the retrovirus to infect the planets inhabited by the hapless humans. With a 43% direct-mortality rate, the virus succeeds in effectively crippling the League of Nobles , leaving them vulnerable to attack. It is discovered that consumption of the spice melange has the effect of both bolstering immunity to the retrovirus and … (Wikipedia)

  10. Second Foundation

    by Isaac Asimov
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    Part I is about The Mule 's search for the elusive Second Foundation, with the intent of destroying it. The executive council of the Second Foundation is aware of The Mule's intent and, in the words of the First Speaker , allows him to find it—"in a sense". The Mule sends two of his men on a search for the Second Foundation: Han Pritcher, who had once been a captain and a member of the underground opposition prior to being Converted to the Mule's service, and Bail Channis , an "Unconverted" man (one that hasn't been mind-manipulated by the Mule … (Wikipedia)

  11. The Great Dune Trilogy

    by Frank Herbert
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    Duke Leto Atreides of the House Atreides , ruler of the ocean planet Caladan, is assigned by the Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV to serve as fief ruler of the planet Arrakis . Arrakis is a harsh and inhospitable desert planet , and the only source of melange , or "the spice", an extremely rare and valuable substance that extends human life and enhances mental capabilities. Shaddam sees House Atreides as a rival, and conspires with House Harkonnen , the longstanding enemies of House Atreides among the other Great Houses in the Landsraad , to destroy Leto once he arrives on … (Wikipedia)

  12. God Emperor of Dune

    by Frank Herbert
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    Leto II Atreides , the God Emperor, has ruled the universe as a tyrant for 3,500 years after becoming a hybrid of human and giant sandworm in ,Children of Dune, . The death of nearly all other sandworms, and his control of the remaining supply of the all-important drug melange , has allowed him to keep civilization under his complete command. Leto has been physically transformed into a worm, retaining only his human face and arms, and though he is now seemingly immortal and invulnerable to harm, he is prone to instinct-driven bouts of violence when provoked to anger. As … (Wikipedia)

  13. The Foundation Trilogy

    by Isaac Asimov
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    A THOUSAND-YEAR EPIC, A GALACTIC STRUGGLE, A MONUMENTAL WORK IN THE ANNALS OF SCIENCE FICTION FOUNDATION begins a new chapter in the story of man's future. As the Old Empire crumbles into barbarism throughout the million worlds of the galaxy, Hari Seldon and his band of psychologists must create a new entity, the Foundation-dedicated to art, science, and technology-as the beginning of a new empire. FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE describes the mighty struggle for power amid the chaos of the stars in which man stands at the threshold of a new enlightened life which could easily be destroyed by the old … (Goodreads)

  14. The Druid of Shannara

    by Terry Brooks
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    The Druid of Shannara takes off where The Scions of Shannara left off, focusing on the story of Walker Boh as he attempts to fulfill the task given to him by the shade of Allanon , to return the Druid castle of Paranor to the Four Lands . Left in the Hall of Kings with the Asphinx attacking, Walker fends off the poison with his magic for days whereas the Asphinx could have killed any normal mortal. Finally realizing that there is only one way out of his predicament, he breaks off his arm in terrible agony. He fights his … (Wikipedia)

  15. The Elf Queen of Shannara

    by Terry Brooks
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    Wren Ohmsford , a descendant of the legendary Jerle Shannara , was charged by the shade of the Druid Allanon to travel to the distant island of Morrowindl and find the Elves to return them to the Four Lands . The catch was that not one Elf had been seen in the Four Lands for more than a hundred years. No one in the Westlands knew of them---except, finally, the Addershag, who told Wren how to locate one. Tiger Ty , the Wing Rider, carried Wren Ohmsford and her friend Garth to the only clear landing site on the island … (Wikipedia)

  16. Shadow of the Giant

    by Orson Scott Card
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    A belief is spreading in conquered China that the government has lost the Mandate of Heaven . Han Tzu meets up with Mazer Rackham , who passes him a blow dart pen, calling it the "Mandate of Heaven". Han Tzu confronts the emperor, Snow Tiger, who is shot and killed by a guard, allowing Han Tzu to overthrow the Chinese government and install himself as the new emperor. Meanwhile, Peter Wiggin , Hegemon of Earth , along with Petra Arkanian , goes to visit Alai , Caliph of the Muslim League. The two help Alai realize that he is little … (Wikipedia)

  17. The Renegades of Pern

    by Anne McCaffrey
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    As long as the people of Pern could remember, the Holds had protected them from Thread, the deadly silver strands that fell from the sky and ravaged the land. In exchange for sanctuary in the huge stone fortresses, the people tithed to their Lord Holders, who in turn supported the Weyrs, whose dragons were Pern's greatest weapon against Thread.But not everyone on Pern was part of that system of mutual care and protection, particularly those who had been rendered holdless as punishment for wrongdoing. And there were some, like Jayge's trader clan, who simply preferred the freedom of the roads … (Goodreads)

  18. Shadow Puppets

    by Orson Scott Card
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    Peter , Ender 's brother, is now Hegemon of Earth . Accepting a tip from inside China, where Achilles is held prisoner, Peter had planned for Bean to operate the mission, but at the last minute (because he doubted Bean would cooperate) assigns Suriyawong, a Battle School student from Thailand, to rescue Achilles in transport. Peter believes that he can spy on Achilles, take over his network, and then turn Achilles over to some country for trial, since Achilles has previously betrayed Russia, Pakistan, and India. Achilles is known to kill anyone who has seen him vulnerable. Bean and his … (Wikipedia)

  19. 2001: A Space Odyssey

    by Arthur C. Clarke
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    A mysterious alien civilization uses a tool with the appearance of a large crystalline monolith to investigate worlds across the galaxy and, if possible, to encourage the development of intelligent life. The book shows one such monolith appearing in prehistoric Africa, 3 million years ago (in the movie, 4 mya), where it inspires a starving group of hominids to develop tools. The hominids use their tools to kill animals and eat meat, ending their starvation. They then use the tools to kill a leopard preying on them; the next day, the main ape character, Moon-Watcher, uses a club to kill … (Wikipedia)

  20. Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern

    by Anne McCaffrey
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    The story begins with Moreta, the senior Weyrworman of Fort Weyr, traveling with her queen dragon Orlith (who is near the end of her pregnancy) to the Gather at Ruatha Hold. At the Gather there is talk about a strange animal that was at display at Ista that was found at sea. However Moreta is more interested in the runner races that are being held at the Gather. As she was hold bred she loves to watch runners race. While Moreta is watching the races with Alessan, the new Lord Holder, a runner suddenly collapses from having liquid in its … (Wikipedia)