The password was given to me by a man who died in the dungeons of Arrakeen. You
see, that is where I got this ring in the shape of a tortoise. It was in the suk
outside the city where I was hidden by the rebels. The password? Oh, that has
been changed many times since then. It was "Persistence." And the countersign
was "Tortoise." It got me out of there alive. That's why I bought this ring: a
-Tagir Mohandis: Conversations with a Friend
Leto planted a thumper and sprinkled spice around the dead tigers and can now hear a worm approaching. Ghani by now has convinced herself that he is dead and will only remember him being alive upon hearing the words secher nbiw which means "golden path" in an ancient language only they know. After that worm does it's work, he calls another and rides Southeast towards Jacurutu. When that worm tires, he burries himself in a stilltent and reflects on their decision. He had not told Ghani all the details of his dream which he now considered a vision. Not only that, it was a vision within a vision. He must break free of Paul's presient trap and the only way to do that was to die in a way not predicted by any vision. He prays to Arrakis for strength and knows the terrible skin will restore the balance.
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Paul of Dune was so bad it gave me a seizure that dislocated both of my shoulders and prolapsed my anus.