Roland Thigpen (jenius@unspacy.org)
4 Dec 2000 23:57:51 -0000


On Mon, 4 Dec 2000 15:53:40 -0800 Peter Savin wrote: >> The first of them was Dune: House Atreides, in which you find out about >Duke Paulus Atreides, Leto's father, and his wife and his death, the origin >of Duncan Idaho, Shaddam's rise to the throne, details on the Bene Gesserit >breeding program and the birth of Jessica, the war between humanity and the >AIs (artificial intelligences) that caused humanity to discard all efforts >in creating intelligent machines, and some other factors in the escalation >of the hostilities between House Harkonnen and House Atreides. > >Was it worth reading? I'm rather skeptical about it, though (or perhaps >because) the original series of books is my all time favorite scifi story. > >Peter Savin >bawoo@shiporama.org It was a pretty good read, but I'm not sure it truly holds up to the original. Roland (who is eagerly looking forward to part 2 of the Sci-Fi channel's Dune tonight) ________________________________________________________________ Get Email, News, Links and The Best Selection at http://AnimeNation.com - Gundam Mailing List Archives are available at http://gundam.aeug.org/



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