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Summary

The first battle was a victory. But the war is just beginning....

Earth is a radioactive ruin. But the initial campaign of the Butlerian Jihad has given new hope to mankind. Serena Butler, whose murdered child has become a symbol for oppressed humanity, inspires a war against the thinking computers led by Xavier Harkonnen and Vorian Atreides. But four of the Titans - murderous machines with human brains and human cunning - still remain. And the universal computer mind, Omnius, still wields most of its power.

©2003 Herbert Enterprises LLC (P)2003 Macmillan Audio and Books on Tape, Inc.

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"Such vile villains...and such a fascinating description of splendid places." (Anne McCaffrey on House Harkonnen)

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Musical interludes

Unfortunately someone thought it a great idea to ad musical interludes which were in my opinion unnecessary and annoying, but they stopped at some point.

Other than that scott Brick gives a great performance as usual and I wouldn’t want anyone else to read any dune series book.

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Brilliant and better than Dune

I love all the books by Brian Herbert & K Anderson. The story, characters are engaging and I prefer the books by B Herbert and K Anderson. Frank Herbert developed Dune and the story but his books moving forward are tedious and I gave most of them back. His son Brian with K Anderson explain much and fill in 1000s of gaps...they are better story tellers and the books grip you from the beginning.

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Excellent!!

Another masterpiece for the extended Dune universe. Scott Brick is incredible as always and still remains my all time favourite narrator. I’m straight on to the third book in this trilogy and can’t wait. Enjoy!