Dune - Book 1 (pgs. 100-143) Summary & Analysis

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Book 1 (pgs. 100-143) Summary

At breakfast, Leto tells Paul that he is doing "a hateful thing" that he must. Paul watches the clip on Fremen religious practices, which contains disturbing references to himself as the "Mahdi" and "Lisan al-Gaib." He remembers Mohiam's talk about the Kwisatz Haderach and old feelings of "terrible purpose." Paul sticks up for his mother in the face of the note, but Leto assures him the suspicion is a sham. They cannot tell Jessica, lest she not act sufficiently hurt, leaving the real traitor still hidden. If anything happens to Leto, Paul is to tell Jessica the truth that his father never doubted her for an instant. Leto confesses depression over the degeneration of House Atreides, shown in his inability to marry Jessica. He hates the burden of leading with bravura and wonders aloud if it would not have...

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