By Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson
In Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson's Mentats of Dune, the pondering machines were defeated however the fight for humanity's destiny maintains.
Gilbertus Albans has based the Mentat institution, a spot the place people can examine the effective innovations of considering machines. yet Gilbertus walks an uneasy line among his personal convictions and compromises with a view to live on the Butlerian lovers, led by means of the madman Manford Torondo and his Swordmaster Anari Idaho. mom better Raquella makes an attempt to rebuild her Sisterhood institution on Wallach IX, along with her so much gifted and bold scholar, Valya Harkonnen, who additionally has one other goal―to distinct revenge on Vorian Atreides, the mythical hero of the Jihad, whom she blames for her family's downfall.
Meanwhile, Josef Venport conducts his personal conflict opposed to the Butlerians. VenHold Spacing Fleet controls approximately all trade due to some of the best mutated Navigators that Venport has created, and he areas a ruthless embargo on any planet that accepts Manford Torondo's anti-technology pledge, hoping to starve them into submission. yet lovers hardly give up simply . . .
The Mentats, the Navigators, and the Sisterhood all attempt to enhance the human race, yet every one crew is aware that as Butlerian fanaticism grows better, the conflict might be to decide on the trail of humanity's future―whether to embody civilization, or to plunge into an never-ending darkish age.