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    Introduction

    Postby WolfgangMercury » 29 Aug 2016 02:05

    Hi there everybody. Been a lurker here for a long time, and finally decided to make an account.
    Huge fan of original Herbert, owner of all 6 of the canonical novels. Struggling my way through the last few pages of Chapter house.
    Goes without saying that I despise everything that KJA has produced.
    Anyway, looking forward to discussing the genius of Frank Herbert with all of the lovely people here.
    Please forgive my username.
    Remember when you were young?
    You shone like the sun.
    Now there's a look in your eyes
    Like black holes in the sky
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby Serkanner » 29 Aug 2016 02:10

    Welcome Home!
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    and wrote a Dune Novel."
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby Diego » 29 Aug 2016 04:43

    WolfgangMercury wrote:Hi there everybody. Been a lurker here for a long time, and finally decided to make an account.
    Huge fan of original Herbert, owner of all 6 of the canonical novels. Struggling my way through the last few pages of Chapter house.
    Goes without saying that I despise everything that KJA has produced.
    Anyway, looking forward to discussing the genius of Frank Herbert with all of the lovely people here.
    Please forgive my username.


    I rather think the username is cool, and, Welcome aboard!
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby Freakzilla » 29 Aug 2016 06:45

    :text-welcomeconfetti: :text-welcomeconfetti:
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby georgiedenbro » 29 Aug 2016 10:55

    Hello! Welcome!
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby inhuien » 02 Sep 2016 01:28

    Hihihi:)
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby Omphalos » 02 Sep 2016 10:41

    hellllllooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby ᴶᵛᵀᴬ » 03 Sep 2016 02:37

    Achlan!
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby Naib » 17 Sep 2016 08:12

    Welcome and hello!
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby Eyes High » 21 Sep 2016 00:37

    :greetings-wavegreen:
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby Godemperorjames » 23 Sep 2016 16:28

    Hello! I'm relatively new here too!
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby Gary » 24 Sep 2016 13:15

    Hi all, nice to be here
    I read Dune way back when I was far too young to appreciate it. I've since picked it up now in my 3rd decade and have found it well received. I've very recently completed Chapterhouse and contemplating to continue to the posthumously published works. (I assume this is a frequent query on these boards)
    Nice to be here, and perhaps meet other nice people.
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby Godemperorjames » 24 Sep 2016 13:57

    WolfgangMercury wrote:Hi there everybody. Been a lurker here for a long time, and finally decided to make an account.
    Huge fan of original Herbert, owner of all 6 of the canonical novels. Struggling my way through the last few pages of Chapter house.
    Goes without saying that I despise everything that KJA has produced.
    Anyway, looking forward to discussing the genius of Frank Herbert with all of the lovely people here.
    Please forgive my username.


    Who's your favorite character, Wolf? I want to hear your opinions!
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby WolfgangMercury » 24 Sep 2016 17:41

    Godemperorjames wrote:
    WolfgangMercury wrote:Hi there everybody. Been a lurker here for a long time, and finally decided to make an account.
    Huge fan of original Herbert, owner of all 6 of the canonical novels. Struggling my way through the last few pages of Chapter house.
    Goes without saying that I despise everything that KJA has produced.
    Anyway, looking forward to discussing the genius of Frank Herbert with all of the lovely people here.
    Please forgive my username.


    Who's your favorite character, Wolf? I want to hear your opinions!


    Thanks for the question. That's a difficult choice, given the depth and realism of all of the protagonists in the Dune series.
    I would have to pick Jessica, because she is so conventionally human and emotional, and yet so pragmatic. She is the perfect combination of human compassion ("Tell that to Chani") and rigorous intellectualism. She commits a sin, an act of pure human rebellion, introducing a wild card that eventually causes the rise of Leto II and the Scattering. She is the most human and real character in the Duniverse.
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby Godemperorjames » 24 Sep 2016 18:15

    WolfgangMercury wrote:
    Godemperorjames wrote:
    WolfgangMercury wrote:Hi there everybody. Been a lurker here for a long time, and finally decided to make an account.
    Huge fan of original Herbert, owner of all 6 of the canonical novels. Struggling my way through the last few pages of Chapter house.
    Goes without saying that I despise everything that KJA has produced.
    Anyway, looking forward to discussing the genius of Frank Herbert with all of the lovely people here.
    Please forgive my username.


    Who's your favorite character, Wolf? I want to hear your opinions!


    Thanks for the question. That's a difficult choice, given the depth and realism of all of the protagonists in the Dune series.
    I would have to pick Jessica, because she is so conventionally human and emotional, and yet so pragmatic. She is the perfect combination of human compassion ("Tell that to Chani") and rigorous intellectualism. She commits a sin, an act of pure human rebellion, introducing a wild card that eventually causes the rise of Leto II and the Scattering. She is the most human and real character in the Duniverse.
    What about you?



    Darwi Odrade for a similar reason! I felt she was so down to earth but overwhelmingly powerful. I really liked how it never felt like she was emulating masculinity.
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    Re: Introduction

    Postby SandRider » 24 Sep 2016 23:59

    Welcome. Your Water is Ours.
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