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Chapterhouse is a fictional planet in Frank Herbert's science fiction universe of Dune, for while the 6th book in the series, Chapterhouse Dune, is named. It is the planet of Chapterhouse that is home to the Bene Gesserit after the events of the 5th book, Heretics of Dune, and the planet that is being used to breed the giant sandworms, producers of the geriatic spice melange. Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986) Frank Patrick Herbert (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... The fictional Dune universe, or Duniverse is the political, scientific, and social setting of author Frank Herberts six-book Dune series of science-fiction novels. ... Chapterhouse: Dune Chapterhouse Dune is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert, last in the series of six Dune novels. ... The Bene Gesserit (from Latin or Arabic: see the origin of the name) are a key social, religious and political force in Frank Herberts science fiction universe of Dune. ... Heretics of Dune is a 1984 science fiction novel by Frank Herbert, fifth in a series of six novels. ... Sandworms are fictional creatures from Frank Herberts science-fiction novel Dune. ... Look up Melange in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Hiding from the dreaded Honored Matres, the Bene Gesserit have shielded Chapterhouse behind a wall of no-ships, spaceships invisible to the naked eye and hidden from the power of prescience. The Honored Matres are an organization in the fictional Dune universe created by Frank Herbert in his Dune series of novels. ... A No-ship is a fictional type of spacecraft from the Dune science fiction series by Frank Herbert. ... Prescience is the ability to predict the future through vision. ...

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Chapterhouse Dune is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert, last in his series of six Dune novels.
A sequel titled Hunters of Dune written by Herbert's son Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson was released August 22, 2006 and is based on notes left behind by Frank Herbert.
Hunters of Dune reflects the efforts of the humans to prepare for its invasion and ends with the attack of the Thinking Machines beginning.
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