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I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.

Currently reading

The Dinosaur Lords: A Novel
Victor Milán
Progress: 304/574 pages
The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't
Robert I. Sutton
Progress: 6/210 pages
The Listerdale Mystery and Eleven Other Stories
Agatha Christie, Hugh Fraser
Progress: 3/6 minutes
The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality
Julie Sondra Decker
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Abigail Revasch, Tara Sands
Progress: 190/473 minutes
The Mystic Marriage
Heather Rose Jones
Progress: 302/426 pages
Ichi-F: A Worker's Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
Kazuto Tatsuta
Progress: 448/553 pages
The Naked Sun
Isaac Asimov
Progress: 20/187 pages
Fluency
Jennifer Foehner Wells
Progress: 58/367 pages

Reading progress update: I've listened to 17 out of 18 discs.

Dune  - Frank Herbert, Simon Vance

Paul is proposing ecologically horrifying things.

If the spice is addictive and the Fremen have spent their whole lives consuming large quantities of it, wouldn't a lack of spice kill all the Fremen? Sure, Paul could "win" this, but it sounds like it would be a Pyrrhic victory at best.

(show spoiler)

 

Also, I'm a little tired of Paul being able to do everything, even things only women are supposed to be able to do. About the only thing he hasn't managed to do is become pregnant.

 

Although I know I sound grumpy, I've generally enjoyed this. It's just very long, and the messiah stuff gets old after a while. ::sigh::