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Has anybody read this book?

Post by Larry Laffer » Sat Apr 15, 2006 6:54 am

I realy enjoied reading DUNE by Frank Herbert... Am I the only one?
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Post by Check-Mate » Sat Apr 15, 2006 10:56 am

Isn't there some sort of mini series called Dune, or Children of Dune or something?
I haven't read it, but the series on TV looked kind of interesting.
What's it about?

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Post by Larry Laffer » Sat Apr 15, 2006 11:39 am

Well first of all... it's DUNE and I believe it has 6 episodes... and Yes one of them is Children of DUNE
The story takes place in the year 10567(if i remember correctly) on the planet Arrakis, known as DUNE. Dune is the only source of Melange(Spice) in the universe. Here Paul Atreides and his mnother Jessica, the only survivers of the Atreides kind(the rest were killed in a surprise atack by the Harkonen-their sworn enemies) meet the inhabitants of Dune, the fremen, and join their battle against the Harkonen.

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Post by Check-Mate » Sat Apr 15, 2006 11:50 am

It sounds pretty cool, I'll have to hit the library to check it out. Reading online hurts my eyes...

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Post by dosraider » Sat Apr 15, 2006 12:12 pm

http://www.arrakis.co.uk/books.html

Avoid at all cost the movies.
The books are really good, pleasant and entertaining.
Read them in good order.

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Post by Gamer_V » Sat Apr 15, 2006 2:19 pm

I read part 1 and 2, and I loved them. But part 3 got really boring real quick. Never finished it. I love the game though.

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Post by The_Sinister_Mastermind » Tue Apr 18, 2006 3:08 am

There are several book series, a TV series, several movies and several games. If you think back to what my avatar and sig was about a month or so ago then you already know the answer to wether I'm a fan of the various series or not. :P
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Post by Swiftman » Tue Apr 18, 2006 7:57 am

I like da Dune series! I haven't read the books, granted, but the games are awesome. [well, okay, so I've only played Dune 2000 and Dune II, but they were great!]
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Post by John The Ax » Sat May 20, 2006 7:24 am

Yeah, I read the original. I thought that it was pretty good, but the sequels didn't really grasp me much.
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Post by jmmijo » Sat May 20, 2006 11:32 am

Yeah Dune was an aweful read for me, just too dry, pun intended ;)

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Post by Larry Laffer » Sun May 28, 2006 6:49 am

er i dont think i remember so what was your avatar TSM?
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It was a picture of the Harkonnen Mentat.
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