This epic tale is set on the desert planet Arrakis, the focus for a complex political and military struggle with galaxy-wide repercussions. When Duke Atreides and his family take up court there they fall into a trap set by his rival.
Paul Atreides, ruler of 1000 planets, victor of a holy war, prince turned revolutionary leader, messiah of a fanatical religious sisterhood, is to be brought low by the forces that created him.
A collection of the unpublished chapters and scenes from the original "Dune" books, this book includes correspondence with Frank Herbert relating to "Dune". Short stories by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson and also "Spice Planet", a novella by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson, based on a outline left by Frank Herbert, are also included.