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Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby Durvi » 15 May 2010 18:05

Hi! I'm 18 years old and I'm from Slovakia, little country in middle of Europe.

I read my first Dune when I was ten and I couldn't believe something that fantastic is wrote. I've read all six classic Dunes and some Brian's, too. (all prequels and Hunters). Of course he will never be as good as his Father, but someone had to end that opus magnum, and every story from Dune universe touch my heart. But there is too many action and deaths, where has gone all the Frank's epic storytelling and great thoughts? But that's too much off topic, I just wanted to introduce with my opinion :shifty:

Yeah, I'm also sorry for my english, I'm doing my best 8)
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby merkin muffley » 15 May 2010 18:11

Hello, Durvi, welcome :D
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 15 May 2010 20:20

Welcome to the forum, I think you'll find most people here are pretty critical/resentful of/towards the new authors (and Kevin is actually the main writer, we're fairly sure Frank's son's just helps a little to get his name on the cover).

Hope you enjoy the Dune discussions.
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby TheDukester » 15 May 2010 20:27

A Thing of Eternity wrote:... we're fairly sure Frank's son's just helps a little to get his name on the cover.

Wait, Frank had a son? Who writes? What's his name?
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby SandChigger » 15 May 2010 20:40

Achlan wasachlan! Welcome! :)
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby SandRider » 15 May 2010 20:55

Bruce did some nice poems, I think ...

the other one, whathisname, wrote insurance policies ....



also:

welcome, water, ours, &etc...

an' yore Anglish ain't all that bad a-tall, hell,
I done been speakin' it all mah life and they's
people still don't ken to it ... that ol' Bing!
translator-thingamahbob still don't know how
to speak Suthern ...
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 15 May 2010 21:01

Not to wish physical ill on anyone, but just judging from the very little I know about the lives of each son, I think the literary world lost out on the better on to continue the series. Not that Bruce was necessarily a better writer (or a writer at all) but judging by the fact that he was an activist I think he would have had a better grasp of FH's work and would have at least picked better "help" if he'd decided to continue the series.

PURE speculation obviously, but I'm pretty confident in assuming that he would have at least simply done nothing rather than this garbage.
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby Tleszer » 15 May 2010 21:13

Welcome! :orcs-buttshake:
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby Omphalos » 16 May 2010 03:33

Hellooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!

I was in your country a few years ago. I remember a bunch of sandstone lizards carved on street corners in Bratislava. And fantastic beer! Which may explain why I don't remember too much more. :oops:

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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby Serkanner » 16 May 2010 04:23

Wekcome Home!

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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby Durvi » 16 May 2010 05:20

Thanks, everybody :) I think problems with english will come when I won't be able to name some things, because I haven't read Dune in english. Hope google will stand by me :wink:

Omphalos wrote:Hellooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!

I was in your country a few years ago. I remember a bunch of sandstone lizards carved on street corners in Bratislava. And fantastic beer! Which may explain why I don't remember too much more. :oops:


Fantastic beer? Yes, that's us, for sure ;) But I'm living in Bratislava whole life and I can't remember any lizards. Funny :lol:
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby inhuien » 16 May 2010 06:16

hihihi Durvi :)
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby DuneFishUK » 16 May 2010 08:54

Welcome :)

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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby trang » 16 May 2010 10:04

Well met and welcome!! Grab a spice beer and join in!

My family sir name is from slovakia, Great Grandmother came to USA in 1890's.
Best information I have is we are from the eastern most area of the country when it was
combined Checkoslovakia. I know it split in 1993, so my family history might be more the
Check Repulic now.

Anyway Like that area, wonder if its possible to get an older set of Dune in the language of the region?

If you know of something availble (Slovakian Ebay? or something similar) can send me a private message

Again Welcome!!
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby Eyes High » 16 May 2010 13:19

Welcome on board mate. Hope you enjoy it here, I know I do. You have found the spot filled with Dune Knowledge. These men and women know their Dune by Frank.

Just a few words of warning....some members might bite. So keep hands and feet in at all time and keep your shots up to date. ;)

But seriously. Welcome to Jacurutu. :clap:
What fear is there in the night?
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby Nekhrun » 16 May 2010 14:22

Eyes High wrote:Welcome on board mate. Hope you enjoy it here, I know I do. You have found the spot filled with Dune Knowledge. These men and women know their Dune by Frank.

I'd like to think that we also know the "Dune" by the hacks pretty well too. It's why we know they're so bad. And why none of those fans can win an arguments about their quality.
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby Eyes High » 17 May 2010 12:57

Nekhrun wrote:
Eyes High wrote:Welcome on board mate. Hope you enjoy it here, I know I do. You have found the spot filled with Dune Knowledge. These men and women know their Dune by Frank.

I'd like to think that we also know the "Dune" by the hacks pretty well too. It's why we know they're so bad. And why none of those fans can win an arguments about their quality.



You got me there dear friend.

But could their books really be considered Dune? :think:
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Re: Bless The Maker and His Water

Postby Nekhrun » 17 May 2010 12:59

Eyes High wrote:
Nekhrun wrote:
Eyes High wrote:Welcome on board mate. Hope you enjoy it here, I know I do. You have found the spot filled with Dune Knowledge. These men and women know their Dune by Frank.

I'd like to think that we also know the "Dune" by the hacks pretty well too. It's why we know they're so bad. And why none of those fans can win an arguments about their quality.



You got me there dear friend.

But could their books really be considered Dune? :think:

I thought that might come up so I put it in quotation marks ;)
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