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    Chapter 30

    Postby Freakzilla » 01 Mar 2008 19:14

    This room reconstructs a bit of the desert of Dune. The sandcrawler directly in
    front of you dates from the Atreides times. Grouped around it, moving clockwise
    from your left, are a small harvester, a carryall, a primitive spice factory and
    the other support equipment. All are explained at each station. Note the
    illuminated quotation above the display: "FOR THEY SHALL SUCK OF THE ABUNDANCE
    OF THE SEAS AND OF THE TREASURE IN THE SAND." This ancient religious quotation
    was oft repeated by the famous Gurney Halleck.

    -Guide Announcement, Museum of Dar-es-Balat

    The worm finally stops at the shattered remains of the Sareer wall. They dismount and the worm heads back out into the desert. They go into the nearest crack in the wall and are spilled deep into it in a sand avalanch. The thopters land and Odrade shouts for a rope and a light. Odrade recognizes it as Seitch Tabr. Her people throw down a light but they will have to wait for rope to be brought from Dar-es-balat. Meanwhile, Odrade leaves Waff and Sheeana behind to explore. There is a strong smell of spice and as she explores she feels a sense of danger growing stronger and lets it guide her. She eventually finds a secret store of spice and a message carved in the stone by Leto II. It says the Bene Gesserit will meet the same fate as everyone else, what good is survival if you don't survive whole? He asks why The Sisterhood didn't build the Golden Path, they saw the need. This doomed him to millenia of personal despair. Odrade realizes Tarazas plan and now shares her fear, the fear will remain until either she or The Sisterhood ends or the danger is removed.
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    Re: Chapter 30

    Postby Freakzilla » 22 Aug 2012 12:56

    Revised.
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    Re: Chapter 30

    Postby Freakzilla » 22 Aug 2012 12:58

    Leto's carved message:

    "A REVEREND MOTHER WILL READ MY WORDS!"

    "I BEQUEATH TO YOU MY FEAR AND LONELINESS. TO YOU I GIVE THE CERTAINTY THAT THE
    BODY AND SOUL OF THE BENE GESSERIT WILL MEET THE SAME FATE AS ALL OTHER BODIES
    AND ALL OTHER SOULS."

    "WHAT IS SURVIVAL IF YOU DO NOT SURVIVE WHOLE? ASK THE BENE TLEILAX THAT! WHAT
    IF YOU NO LONGER HEAR THE MUSIC OF LIFE? MEMORIES ARE NOT ENOUGH UNLESS THEY
    CALL YOU TO NOBLE PURPOSE!"

    "WHY DID YOUR SISTERHOOD NOT BUILD THE GOLDEN PATH? YOU KNEW THE NECESSITY.
    YOUR FAILURE CONDEMNED ME, THE GOD EMPEROR, TO MILLENNIA OF PERSONAL DESPAIR."

    "MY WORDS ARE YOUR PAST,

    "MY QUESTIONS ARE SIMPLE:

    "WITH WHOM DO YOU ALLY?

    "WITH THE SELF-IDOLATORS OF TLEILAX?

    "WITH MY FISH SPEAKER BUREAUCRACY?

    "WITH THE COSMOS-WANDERING GUILD?

    "WITH HARKONNEN BLOOD SACRIFICERS?

    "WITH A DOGMATIC SINK OF YOUR OWN CREATION?

    "HOW WILL YOU MEET YOUR END?

    "AS NO MORE THAN A SECRET SOCIETY?"
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    Re: Chapter 30

    Postby Naïve mind » 13 Apr 2013 00:54

    The novel wrote:The ceiling described an almost perfect half globe overhead. It had been intended, she knew, as a model of the night sky seen from the entrance to Sietch Tabr. But even by the time of Liet Kynes, the first planetologist here, the original stars painted on that ceiling had been gone, lost in the tiny rock chippings of small quakes and the everyday abrasions of life.


    Small error: Liet-Kynes was the son of Pardot Kynes, who was a planetologist on Arrakis before him. And even in Dune, mention is made of earlier imperial research.
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    Re: Chapter 30

    Postby pcqypcqy » 05 Feb 2018 04:57

    I’ve just read this chapter. In it, Odrade realises Taraza’s plan. Seems to be that the plan involves joining Leto’s Golden Path.

    I’m still at a loss with it all though.
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    Re: Chapter 30

    Postby Freakzilla » 05 Feb 2018 07:56

    pcqypcqy wrote:I’ve just read this chapter. In it, Odrade realises Taraza’s plan. Seems to be that the plan involves joining Leto’s Golden Path.

    I’m still at a loss with it all though.


    She explains it near the end of the book.
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    Re: Chapter 30

    Postby pcqypcqy » 06 Feb 2018 05:04

    I realise that, but it’s the layers upon layers I’m thinking about. I don’t get what Odrade suddenly discovers at Sietch Tabr that sheds light on the face value plot reveal at the end. We all know that’s not the full extent of Taraza’s plan.
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