By John Scalzi

The space-faring Yherajk have come to Earth to satisfy us and to start humanity’s first interstellar friendship. There’s only one challenge: They’re hideously gruesome they usually scent like rotting fish.

So getting humanity’s belief is a problem. The Yherajk desire anyone who may help them shut the deal.

Enter Thomas Stein, who understands anything approximately ultimate offers. He’s one in all Hollywood’s most well-liked younger brokers. yet even supposing Stein could have simply concluded the largest deal of his profession, it’s particularly one other factor to barter for a complete alien race. To earn his percent this time, he’s going to wish all of the smarts, abilities, and wits he can muster.

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The matter is being investigated. In other matters of concern to the Chapter House, our investigators have supplied information on: The Fish Speakers The Lord Leto's female legions have elected their representatives to attend the Decennial Festival on Arrakis. Three representatives will attend from each planetary garrison. ) As usual, no adult males will attend, not even consorts of Fish Speaker officers. The consort list has changed very little in this reporting period. We have appended the new names with genealogical information where available.

Lord Leto to a Penitent, From the Oral History The following assessment of the state of the Empire in the year I of the reign of the Lord Leto is taken from The Welbeck Abridgment. The original is in the Chapter House Archives of the Bene Gesserit Order. A comparison reveals that the deletions do not subtract from the essential accuracy of this account. IN THE name of our Sacred Order and its unbroken Sisterhood, this accounting has been judged reliable and worthy of entry into the Chronicles of the Chapter House.

The Lord Leto? The Tleilaxu history said this Lord Leto was Leto II, grandson of the Leto whom Idaho had served with fanatical devotion. But this second Leto (so the history said) had become something . . something so strange that Idaho despaired of understanding the transformation. How could a human slowly turn into a sandworm? How could any thinking creature live more than three thousand years? Not even the wildest projections of geriatric spice allowed such a lifespan. Leto II, the God Emperor?

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