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    Re: Discribe the BG!

    Postby Rakis » 06 May 2009 09:47

    Much like Duncan, Teg value honor and loyalty...if not a hero of Dune, he nonetheless have heroic qualities as a character...
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    Re: Discribe the BG!

    Postby Freakzilla » 06 May 2009 09:48

    No one leaves The Sisterhood, for long.
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    Re: Discribe the BG!

    Postby Rakis » 06 May 2009 10:07

    Freakzilla wrote:No one leaves The Sisterhood, for long.


    Sounds like the Hell's Angels... :lol:
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    Re: Discribe the BG!

    Postby Freakzilla » 06 May 2009 10:22

    You must also keep in mind, Teg is a product of the BG. Teg wanting to leave the BG would be like wanting to leave humanity. He is what he is.
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    Re: Discribe the BG!

    Postby SwordMaster » 06 May 2009 10:31

    Yeah its not like he considered saying no when they asked him to come out of retirement. He was not happy about it but he never considered flat out saying no when the resquest for his recommision came to him.
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    Re: Discribe the BG!

    Postby Seraphan » 06 May 2009 11:24

    He knows they must have a good reason to call him back into service.

    But taking this backwards in the conversation a bit, in GEoD, namelly the chapter of the BG audience with Leto II, there's a dialogue piece where one of the BG (i forget wich) says that without him (Leto) humanity would need them and Leto replies "Truth at last".
    I'm probably going to strech this but i cant help but think that maybe Leto intended them to take a sort of peace keeping role during and after the famine times, a sort of equalizing force in the chaos that ensued after his death. There's always a lot of dehumanizing in war times and the BG are the best to deal with such crisis.
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    Re: Discribe the BG!

    Postby Freakzilla » 06 May 2009 11:36

    "You would have me believe that the Butlerian Jihad survives among the
    Sisterhood?"
    "We do not trust the unknown which can arise from imaginative technology,"
    Anteac said.
    Luyseyal leaned toward him. "The lxians boast that their machine will transcend
    Time in the way that you do it, Lord."
    "And the Guild says there's Time-chaos around the lxians,'* Leto mocked. "Are we
    to fear all creation, then?"
    Anteac drew herself up stiffly.
    " I speak truth with you two," Leto said. " I recognize your abilities. Will you
    not recognize mine?"
    Luyseyal gave him a curt nod. "Tleilax and Ix make alliance with the Guild and
    seek our full cooperation."
    "And you fear Ix the most?"
    "We fear anything we do not control," Anteac said.
    "And you do not control me."
    "Without you, people would need us!" Anteac said.
    "Truth at last!" Leto said. "You come to me as your Oracle and you ask me to
    put your fears to rest."

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    Re: Discribe the BG!

    Postby SadisticCynic » 06 May 2009 11:40

    Freakzilla wrote:"You would have me believe that the Butlerian Jihad survives among the
    Sisterhood?"
    "We do not trust the unknown which can arise from imaginative technology,"
    Anteac said.
    Luyseyal leaned toward him. "The lxians boast that their machine will transcend
    Time in the way that you do it, Lord."
    "And the Guild says there's Time-chaos around the lxians,'* Leto mocked. "Are we
    to fear all creation, then?"
    Anteac drew herself up stiffly.
    " I speak truth with you two," Leto said. " I recognize your abilities. Will you
    not recognize mine?"
    Luyseyal gave him a curt nod. "Tleilax and Ix make alliance with the Guild and
    seek our full cooperation."
    "And you fear Ix the most?"
    "We fear anything we do not control," Anteac said.
    "And you do not control me."
    "Without you, people would need us!" Anteac said.
    "Truth at last!" Leto said. "You come to me as your Oracle and you ask me to
    put your fears to rest."

    ~GEoD


    Brilliant conversation!
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    Re: Discribe the BG!

    Postby Freakzilla » 06 May 2009 11:41

    That's one of my favorite chapters in all the books. I wish would could have had more of RM Anteac.
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    Re: Discribe the BG!

    Postby Mandy » 07 May 2009 20:02

    That's one of my favorites too.
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