Book II of the Dune Chronicles. As Emperor of the Known Universe, Paul Atreides, better known – and feared – as Muad’Dib – possesses more power than a single man was ever meant to wield. Worshipped as a religious icon by the fanatical Fremens, Paul faces the enmity of the political houses he displaced when he assumed the throne–and a conspiracy conducted within his own sphere of influence. And even as House Atreides begins to crumble around him from the machinations of his enemies, the true threat to Paul comes to his lover, Chani, and the unborn heir to his family’s dynasty…Cover art by Gerry Grace.