House Corrino (Dune: House Trilogy, Book 3)

House Corrino (Dune: House Trilogy, Book 3)

Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson


The positive end to the blockbuster trilogy that made technology fiction history!

In Dune: apartment Corrino Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson convey us the excellent ultimate bankruptcy within the unforgettable saga began in Dune: apartment Atreides and endured in Dune: condo Harkonnen.

Here nobles and commoners, infantrymen and slaves, other halves and courtesans form the superb future of a tumultuous universe. An epic saga of affection and battle, crime and politics, faith and revolution, this fabulous novel is a becoming end to a good technological know-how fiction trilogy ... and a useful addition to the exciting global of Frank Herbert’s immortal Dune.

Dune: residence Corrino

Fearful of wasting his precarious carry at the Golden Lion Throne, Shaddam IV, Emperor of one million Worlds, has devised a thorough scheme to boost an alternative choice to melange, the addictive spice that binds the Imperium jointly and that may be came upon purely at the wasteland global of Dune.

In subterranean labs at the desktop planet Ix, merciless Tleilaxu overlords use slaves and prisoners as a part of a terrible plan to fabricate an artificial type of melange often called amal. If amal can supplant the spice from Dune, it's going to supply Shaddam what he seeks: absolute power.

But Duke Leto Atreides, grief-stricken but unbowed through the tragic dying of his son Victor, decided to revive the dignity and status of his residence, has his personal plans for Ix.

He will loose the Ixians from their oppressive conquerors and repair his pal Prince Rhombur, injured scion of the disgraced residence Vernius, to his rightful position as Ixian ruler. it's a daring and dicy enterprise, for condo Atreides has constrained army assets and plenty of ruthless enemies, together with the sadistic Baron Harkonnen, despotic grasp of Dune.

Meanwhile, Duke Leto’s consort, the attractive woman Jessica, obeying the orders of her superiors within the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood, has conceived a baby that the Sisterhood intends to be the penultimate step within the production of an omnipotent being. but what the Sisterhood doesn’t comprehend is that the kid Jessica is sporting isn't the woman they're looking ahead to, yet a boy.

Jessica’s act of disobedience is an act of affection — her try and offer her Duke with a male inheritor to deal with Atreides — yet an act that, whilst stumbled on, may possibly kill either mom and child.

Like the Bene Gesserit, Shaddam Corrino is usually thinking about creating a plan for the longer term — securing his legacy. Blinded by means of his desire for energy, the Emperor will release a plot opposed to Dune, the one normal resource of actual spice. If he succeeds, his insanity will lead to a cataclysmic tragedy now not even he foresees: the tip of area shuttle, the Imperium, and civilization itself.

With Duke Leto and different renegades and revolutionaries scuffling with to stem the tide of darkness that threatens to engulf their universe, the level is decided for a showdown not like any noticeable before.

From the Hardcover edition.

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