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Dune

Frank Herbert

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A Glossary of Terms Used in Dune

1. What planet do the Atreides occupy at the beginning of Dune?

2. Which of the following defines Jessica’s relationship with Duke Leto?

3. Jessica is a member of which of the following?

4. Who betrays Duke Leto?

5. What is Paul’s tribal name among the Fremen?

6. What is the name of the emperor’s prison planet?

7. Which is the baron’s grandson?

8. What is the name of the Fremen garment that conserves water?

9. According to the Fremen, what is a maker?

10. Who is the emperor’s truthsayer?

11. With which Fremen leader does Paul form a close relationship?

12. What is a muad’dib?

13. Which one of these is a Mentat?

14. What is the name of Paul’s son?

15. What is the name of the spice drug?

16. How is melange made?

17. Who is Liet?

18. What is a sietch?

19. Who is Chani’s father?

20. What do Fremen do with their dead?

21. For most of the novel, who does Hawat believe betrayed the Atreides?

22. Which planet do the Atreides settle on after leaving Caladan?

23. What is the last thing Paul must do before he is accepted as a full Fremen?

24. Which of the following is not one of the Great Houses of the Landsraad?

25. Who is Tuek?

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Incorrect age

by GregH3000, February 12, 2016

Paul was only 15 when he killed Jamis, not 16.

Galactic Empire, NOT Universal

by DuncanTheImmortal, May 04, 2016

Your statement, "The House of Atreides is one of the families that rules over the planets and planetary systems of the universe", is not founded by the series. They only talked of traveling within the Milky Way Galaxy, never to another galaxy.
Even though the story is science fiction, Herbert kept things as realistic as possible. To FOLD SPACE at such a distance would have many drawbacks namely Space-time. At such a distance we see them as they were and WHERE the were at the time the light that we see from them got here. You could onl

Galactic Empire, NOT Universal

by DuncanTheImmortal, May 04, 2016

Your statement, "The House of Atreides is one of the families that rules over the planets and planetary systems of the universe", is not founded by the series. They only talked of traveling within the Milky Way Galaxy, never to another galaxy.
Even though the story is science fiction, Herbert kept things as realistic as possible. To FOLD SPACE at such a distance would have many drawbacks namely Space-time. At such a distance we see them as they were and WHERE the were at the time the light that we see from them got here. You could onl