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Happy birthday, Frank Herbert!

Happy birthday to Frank Herbert (8 October, 1920 – 11 February, 1986)!

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"I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain."
- Frank Herbert, Dune (1965)

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acciochocolate
Oct. 9th, 2016 06:39 am (UTC)
Happy natal day to FH!
eldritchhobbit
Oct. 9th, 2016 12:35 pm (UTC)
Yay!
gilda_elise
Oct. 9th, 2016 11:57 am (UTC)
I think I read the first half dozen or so of the Dune series, but never got any further, for some reason. I did enjoy them, though. I did so like The White Plague, too.

So Happy Birthday, Mr Herbert!
eldritchhobbit
Oct. 13th, 2016 01:52 pm (UTC)
I absolutely love the six Dune novels that Frank Herbert wrote. I can't stomach the ones his son did, though. So I'm with you.

The White Plague is such a powerful story!
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