By Frank Herbert
Leto Atreides, the God Emperor of Dune, is useless. within the fifteen hundred years considering that his passing, the Empire has fallen into smash. the good Scattering observed thousands abandon the crumbling civilization and opened up past the reaches of identified house. The planet Arrakis—now known as Rakis—has reverted to its barren region weather, and its nice sandworms are dying.
Now, the misplaced Ones are returning domestic in pursuit of energy. And as factions vie for regulate over the remnants of the Empire, a lady named Sheeana rises to prominence within the wastelands of Rakis, sending non secular fervor during the galaxy. For she possesses the skills of the Fremen sandriders—fulfilling a prophecy foretold by means of the past due God Emperor…
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It's not as though you had any family to hold you here," Taraza said. Teg accepted this silently. Yes, his wife had been dead thirty-eight years now. His children were all grown and, with the exception of one daughter, gone from the nest. He had his many personal interests but no family obligations. True. Taraza reminded him then of his long and faithful service to the Sisterhood, citing several memorable achievements. She knew the praise would have little effect on him but it provided her with a needed opening for what must follow.
Teg glanced through the sheaf of authorizations and vouchers Taraza had left with him. Already carrying her seal and signature. The trust this implied added to the other things he sensed and increased his disquiet. " He slipped the papers into his pocket and went in search of Patrin. Patrin would have to be briefed, and mollified. They would have to discuss whom to call in for this assignment. He began to list some of the names in his mind. Dangerous duty ahead. It called for only the best people.
The night's chill still lay on the sand. She knew the priests were watching her from the safety of their water-girded tower some two kilometers behind her, but this gave her little concern. The trembling of the sand beneath her body demanded full attention. It's a big one, she thought. Seventy meters at least. A beautiful big one. The gray stillsuit felt slick and smooth against her skin. It had none of the abrasive patches of the old hand-me-down she had worn before the priests took her into their care.
Heretics of Dune (Dune, Book 5) by Frank Herbert