By Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson
The New York Times bestselling prequel to the vintage award-winning saga through Frank Herbert.
Frank Herbert's award-winning Dune chronicles captured the mind's eye of hundreds of thousands of readers around the world. by way of his loss of life in 1986, Herbert had accomplished six novels within the sequence, yet a lot of his imaginative and prescient remained unwritten. Now, operating from his father's lately came across records, Brian Herbert and bestselling novelist Kevin J. Anderson collaborate on a brand new novel, the prelude to Dune—where we step onto the planet Arrakis...decades ahead of Dune's hero, Paul Muad'Dib Atreides, walks its sands.
Here is the wealthy and intricate global that Frank Herbert created, within the time best as much as the momentous occasions of Dune. As Emperor Elrood's son plots a sophisticated regicide, younger Leto Atreides leaves for a year's schooling at the mechanized global of Ix; a planetologist named Pardot Kynes seeks the secrets and techniques of Arrakis; and the eight-year-old slave Duncan Idaho is hunted by way of his merciless masters in a terrifying online game from which he vows get away and vengeance. yet none can envision the destiny in shop for them: one who will lead them to renegades—and shapers of historical past.