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Fictional and non-fictional non-Dune texts
This document provides a systematic overview of all fictional and non-fiction non-Dune-related texts of Frank Herbert.
Fictional and non-fictional Dune texts
This document provides a narrative-chronological overview of all fictional Dune-related texts of Frank Herbert. Little by little, all non-fictinonal Dune-related texts are to be appended as well.
In the Dune texts, the concept of »abomination« seems to be not fully coherently implemented and is not always very easy to understand. Aware of this difficulty, this document aims to bring the various threads together in a coherent overview.
Ecological Cycle(s): Sandworm-Sandtrout, Spice, Water
These schema illustrates the ecological cycle(s) on Arrakis, i.e. the connection between the Sandworm-Sandtrout cycle, water, and the spice melange. Here one can see the systemic, ecological, and holistic correlation in Herbert’s conception most clearly. Thanks to this basic concept Dune was used as an ecological textbook in universities.
Family Tree of Paul Muad’Dib
This document provides a dramatis personae of the first three Dune volumes (Dune, Dune Messiah, Children of Dune) in the form of family tree of Paul Muad’Dib.