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Shitterhood rage

Postby SandChigger » 03 Jan 2012 04:14

They had the CET meet under a dome on Earth. Twenty years previous. No mention of Hawaii.

They make Bomoko a rapist.

It's pretty dire. :evil:
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Re: Shitterhood rage

Postby Serkanner » 03 Jan 2012 07:09

Do they mention why the meeting is on Earth? It seems rather pointless knowing Salusa Secundus is the capital world of the empire to build a dome on a nuked world.
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Re: Shitterhood rage

Postby Rymoah » 03 Jan 2012 08:45

SandChigger wrote:They had the CET meet under a dome on Earth. Twenty years previous. No mention of Hawaii.

They make Bomoko a rapist.

It's pretty dire. :evil:


Oh, damn. Every time I think they reached the bottom, they continue to dig even more -__-'. Will this also be explained as "Irulan's propaganda of Muad'Dib" like in Paul of Dune? :roll:

(As a side note, who is the in-universe author of Appendix II in Dune, where it is clearly stated that the CET met on an island on Old Earth? Is it always Irulan's writing?)

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Postby SandChigger » 03 Jan 2012 09:49

Serkanner wrote:Do they mention why the meeting is on Earth? It seems rather pointless knowing Salusa Secundus is the capital world of the empire to build a dome on a nuked world.

I was just skimming and after finding a mention of the post-CET riots toward the end of the book skimmed forward to see exactly what was said about it. No mention of why it was held on Earth that I've found yet.

Rymoah wrote:Oh, damn. Every time I think they reached the bottom, they continue to dig even more -__-'. Will this also be explained as "Irulan's propaganda of Muad'Dib" like in Paul of Dune? :roll:

(As a side note, who is the in-universe author of Appendix II in Dune, where it is clearly stated that the CET met on an island on Old Earth? Is it always Irulan's writing?)

They've never implied the author was Irulan, so far as I've noticed.

That would represent quite a stretch even for them, seeing how the intro to The Butlerian Jihad implies that it (the introduction itself, and maybe the whole Legends trilogy) was written by Irulan: the two documents are not consistent, seeing how Appendix II makes no mention of the Titans or Omnius. ;)
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Re: Shitterhood rage

Postby SandChigger » 03 Jan 2012 09:56

Let's see, here's some more shit:

- Norma Cenva is still around, mutated far from human norm, warping about in her special gas canister. :roll:

- Tupile already exists. Edit: My bad: according to the Religion appendix, Bomoko was said to have died on Tupile, so the planet/place/name being known in this time period is consistent with FH.

- The Bene Gesserit practice of not allowing mothers to raise their own daughters (or even letting the latter know who the former are, until/unless they become RMs) is apparently just the result of a falling out between the first RM and her daughter over the raising of the granddaughter (who's a "Butlerian", btw); the daughter is banished and the granddaughter only learns all this when she herself becomes an RM (the second one ever, maybe?).

I'm sure there's just oodles more. :puke:
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Re: Shitterhood rage

Postby SadisticCynic » 03 Jan 2012 12:28

They make Bomoko a rapist.



Should I recognise that name?
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Postby SandChigger » 03 Jan 2012 13:01

SadisticCynic wrote:
They make Bomoko a rapist.


Should I recognise that name?

Yes. :lol:

He was the Zensunni Ulema who chaired the C.E.T. ;)

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Re: Shitterhood rage

Postby SadisticCynic » 03 Jan 2012 14:39

*Checks Appendix* Well, I'll be damned...

It's really starting to annoy me at their repeatedly shallow treatment of corruption in religion (and anywhere else).
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Postby Kloud » 03 Jan 2012 15:05

Dune Nukem Forever? :tissue2:
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Kloud wrote:Dune Nukem Forever? :tissue2:


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Postby Ampoliros » 03 Jan 2012 16:00

Duke Nukem Forever is the title of a video game, the most recent of the Duke Nukem series. It was in production for 10+ years, and was highly anticipated, only to turn out to be the biggest turd of a game ever.

So Dune Nukem Forever would be an apt analogy, if anyone had the expectation of KJA actually writing a good book.
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Postby Freakzilla » 03 Jan 2012 16:33

I don't think anyone expected that.
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Postby Kloud » 03 Jan 2012 17:22

Ampoliros wrote:Duke Nukem Forever is the title of a video game, the most recent of the Duke Nukem series. It was in production for 10+ years, and was highly anticipated, only to turn out to be the biggest turd of a game ever.

So Dune Nukem Forever would be an apt analogy, if anyone had the expectation of KJA actually writing a good book.


Freakzilla wrote:I don't think anyone expected that.


Well, I did... of course, in our country KJA's reputation is completly unheard. I hoped for the best until i red about the invisible ship created by a mad ixian scientist with no name...

(...i've been to the desert on a worm with no name, it felt good to be out of the rain...)
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Postby Freakzilla » 03 Jan 2012 17:32

High expectations don't last long with these two, you'll be constantly surprised how low they will go.
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Re: Shitterhood rage

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Re: Shitterhood rage

Postby JustSomeGuy » 03 Jan 2012 21:50

The Venport descendants deploy mutated Navigators to fly early versions of Heighliners.


Why were the navigators mutated back then?
Also, I haven't read any of their early-McDune-universe bullshit- but it seems to me that there is no progression. I mean... how do I put this? All of a sudden, everything is just there. All of a sudden, there is a Reverend Mother, and she opens the first Bene Gesserit School. Heighliners have been around and now they are being piloted by mutated pilots. Shit like that. Well, to be fair, I haven't read the books and don't really know what I'm talking about.
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Postby Freakzilla » 03 Jan 2012 22:09

All that shit already happened in their previous books.
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Re: Shitterhood rage

Postby JustSomeGuy » 03 Jan 2012 22:18

Freakzilla wrote:All that shit already happened in their previous books.

Their previous books were not well written, from what I understand. It's like, the Bene Gesserit didn't really evolve from some earlier organization(s), they just came to be (kind of). I think I read that the first Reverend Mother came to be by tripping into a pool laced with acid, or some shit like that.
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Re: Shitterhood rage

Postby SandRider » 03 Jan 2012 22:33

Freakzilla wrote:All that shit already happened in their previous books.


and if it didn't, it was implied ... a careful reader could figure it out ...

atleast, that's what Keith keeps saying in all the email "interviews" ...
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Postby lotek » 04 Jan 2012 12:58

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Postby SandRider » 04 Jan 2012 21:24

so the new McDune is out, right ?

in the entire forum devoted to it Over There, I counted a total of 25 posts ..
(and atleast fucking half were put up by OH sockpuppets ...)

it's GOT to be totally Official now : dunenovels.com is mutha-fucken DEAD ...

(in fairness (gawd knows why) I'd wonder if all the fanboy action isn't occurring on the facebook ...? )
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Re: Shitterhood rage

Postby SandChigger » 05 Jan 2012 02:37

You gotta love it, though, because it's the ultimate KJA slap in the face to the Herberts: he participates actively on the Facebook groups, like he never would on DuneNovels.com. (Doesn't say much for his confidence in Uncle Mike, either, come to think of it.)

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Re: Shitterhood rage

Postby Apjak » 10 Jan 2012 10:56

http://www.sacbee.com/2012/01/02/415693 ... verse.html

Same old crap, with a fresh slate of a comments section.
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Postby Freakzilla » 10 Jan 2012 11:34

Apjak wrote:http://www.sacbee.com/2012/01/02/4156932/explorers-of-an-expanded-universe.html

Same old crap, with a fresh slate of a comments section.


"Sacred"? I don't think it means what he thinks it means. :roll:
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Postby Freakzilla » 10 Jan 2012 11:36

"I went into a safe deposit box and found a floppy disk," Herbert recalled. "Dad had written on it, 'Dune 7 Notes.' It held 30 pages of outlines and character ideas."

Now it's 30 pages.
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