Dune Cast #3.2: Children of Dune (1976)

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Our Children of Dune discussion continues! What did Leto II do? Will he do?

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Our Children of Dune discussion continues in this special, jam-packed episode, where we thoroughly get into the plot, themes, motives and writing mechanics that went into this brilliant novel. We come to an interesting conclusion concerning Frank Herbert and his vision for the future of the series, and then discuss Leto II and the improbable, unbelievable ending of this book.

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