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blackbootz  ·  1077 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: February 8th: What are you reading this week?

I picked up Dune by Frank Herbert. I was looking for a really good, imaginative piece of fiction after the slew of non-fiction I've read. I've stopped reading fiction as much in recent years and I think I'm losing an important part of myself if I don't pick it back up. Dune has been on the list for a while.

I'm only fifty pages into it, but I like it. Building worlds in my head is exhilarating and I feel like I'm connecting with my seventeen year old self, the age when I was most into science fiction.

hyperflare  ·  1071 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'd recommend reading the appendix about Kynes' terraforming as soon as the plot gets to Dune itself, they explain a lot of interesting backstory about the terraforming.

blackbootz  ·  1071 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Will do, thanks.

rinx  ·  1077 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Dune is confusing as hell at first, so it's only gunna get better from there. Hope you enjoy!