Here is the second installment of book review by my friend. Read her thoughts about the amazing ‘Dune’.
- Paul is tested by the Reverend Mother, the leader of the Bene Gesserits.
- We meet the Atreides and their enemies, Harkonnens. 10, 000s of years ago, Harkonnens were stripped of their titles for showing cowardice in a war. That is just one of the reasons they hate the Atreides who took over and won the war.
- Atreides are being sent to the brutal desert planet, Arrakis, where the precious spice is mined.
- That the Emperor wants to see the house fall and Duke Leto has plans of his own to counter that.
- The Harkonnens have plotted the downfall of Atreides and they will be betrayed by Paul’s doctor, Yueh.
- The blame is to fall on Lady Jessica (Paul’s mother) who is a Bene Gesserit (BG).
- The BGs perform myth-seeding to keep their operatives safe and they have created a legend about Paul in Arrakis.
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