Redstar wrote:There are times when I narrowly avoid a horrible accident or a near-death experience and I think to myself "In some parallel universe, I'm dead. I must be in the good one."
Great minds think alike. So I'm not the only one who's read too much SF after all.
Redstar wrote:I still find it unnerving that they hired a Star Wars "writer", of all those perfectly capable and willing people out there.
KJA wasn't picked as the best man for the job.... KJA approached them! Stuck his foot in the door and never let go. The rest is history.
But to get back on topic:
The first time I stumbled on House Atreides in the bookstore, I was pleasantly surprised. More Dune! After reading it, I thought it was OK, I just ignored the inconsistencies. But House Harkonnen opened my eyes.