House Atreides
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Publisher of Prequel I

Dune Prelude Trilogy
by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

Book Cover, House Atreides

Dune, House Atreides
Prequel One

Set on the Atreides home planet Caladan, a pleasant world with oceans,  "Dune, House Atreides," a prequel to "Dune" the first book in Frank Herbert's classic "Dune Chronicles", begins the story of the man known as Maud'Dib and of a great family's ambition to bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream....

          An aging tyrant sits on the Golden Lion Throne and rules all of the known universe, while his son grows dangerously impatient for the crown. A quasi-religious order of black-robed women move their secret breeding program one momentous step closer to creating the god-child they call the Kwisatz Haderach. And a minor family among nobility, House Atreides, chooses a course of honor that will bring it to destruction at the hands of its mortal enemy, House Harkonnen, or take it to new heights of power.

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