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optimusjamie
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Hey.

Postby optimusjamie » 22 May 2013 18:21

I recently started re-reading Dune. I did some googling and found this place.
I've read all the FH stuff and- shock horror- some of the KJA stuff. To be honest, I didn't find it bad, so much as unnecessary. Dune is still understandable without knowing the exact details of Paul's childhood- possibly better, even. I prefer to think of them as canon in a broad sense- what happened in them happened, but the details are fuzzy. This is, after all, a series which covers tens of thousands of years of history, much of that distorted by religious dogma and political machinations- not everything will be entirely consistent.
However, I won't be bothering with any future Dune books. They're just turning the series into a cash cow.
More of a Liberal Herbertarian.

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Re: Hey.

Postby Freakzilla » 22 May 2013 20:38

:text-welcomeconfetti: :text-welcomeconfetti:
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Re: Hey.

Postby Omphalos » 22 May 2013 22:41

Hellooooooo!!!!!!!!!!

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Postby SandRider » 22 May 2013 23:15


Welcome. Your Water is Ours.

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optimusjamie
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Re: Hey.

Postby optimusjamie » 24 May 2013 14:15

Thanks for the warm welcome. I had to be away for a few days because of exams, but I'm still here.
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Re: Hey.

Postby Serkanner » 25 May 2013 15:40

Welcome Home!
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and wrote a Dune Novel."

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Re: Hey.

Postby Nameless Swordsman » 29 May 2013 16:52

Welcome. :D
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