By Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson
In Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson's Mentats of Dune, the considering machines were defeated however the fight for humanity's destiny keeps.
Gilbertus Albans has based the Mentat university, a spot the place people can study the effective strategies of considering machines. yet Gilbertus walks an uneasy line among his personal convictions and compromises with a view to live to tell the tale the Butlerian fans, led by way of the madman Manford Torondo and his Swordmaster Anari Idaho. mom enhanced Raquella makes an attempt to rebuild her Sisterhood university on Wallach IX, along with her such a lot proficient and bold scholar, Valya Harkonnen, who additionally has one other goal―to unique 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 because of the very 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 fans hardly ever give up simply . . .
The Mentats, the Navigators, and the Sisterhood all try to enhance the human race, yet each one crew is aware that as Butlerian fanaticism grows enhanced, the conflict may be to decide on the trail of humanity's future―whether to embody civilization, or to plunge into an never-ending darkish age.