Was Scytale shielded from prescience?

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Re: Was Scytale shielded from prescience?

Postby Hunchback Jack » 19 Jun 2010 02:34

A Thing of Eternity wrote:Simplest answer would be that they isolated the Siona gene and implanted it in themselves I suppose. Could be that they just studied it and came up with something similar, but this is something that was bred and selected for by their prophet, so I would imagine that they would consider it an honour to use the actual gene.


Don't they view genetics as the language of God? If so, then Yeah, that.

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Re: Was Scytale shielded from prescience?

Postby inhuien » 19 Jun 2010 07:16

I'm opting for the option that the BT identified the Siona sequence and combined it with their DNA libraries, it's the simplest solution. The Siona gene was the product of the God Emperor so they certainly wouldn't have a problem in copying his handy work and the BG woundn't have been able to assure themselves that Scytale was shielded from prescience without the presence of the Siona sequence.

Edit: for shame. :oops:
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Re: Was Scytale shielded from prescience?

Postby SandChigger » 19 Jun 2010 09:23

(That would be Red Sonia?)

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Re: Was Scytale shielded from prescience?

Postby inhuien » 19 Jun 2010 10:15

Teh noooooooooooos
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Re: Was Scytale shielded from prescience?

Postby D Pope » 19 Jun 2010 10:49

Hunchback Jack wrote:"Atreides" == the result of two Atreides bonking.


Not to be a stickler here but I think I might have detected an error.
Do you suggest that only incest makes a true Atredes?
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Re: Was Scytale shielded from prescience?

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 19 Jun 2010 17:05

D Pope wrote:
Hunchback Jack wrote:"Atreides" == the result of two Atreides bonking.


Not to be a stickler here but I think I might have detected an error.
Do you suggest that only incest makes a true Atredes?


Yeah, I figured that was a brain fart and let it slide!
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Re: Was Scytale shielded from prescience?

Postby SandChigger » 19 Jun 2010 23:28

Incest in Dune: It's not just implied anymore! :lol:

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Re: Was Scytale shielded from prescience?

Postby MrFlibble » 20 Jun 2010 07:52

Well, the Corrinos were distant relatives of the Atreides, too ;)
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