Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Successor to Dune, this book is loaded with political intrigue that ferments after the end of the original novel. Exceptional characters reveal alien viewpoints; the plotting in this novel may have you leafing back a few pages. Select an invention:

Axolotl Tank - device for regeneration
A device to regenerate or reshape organic material.

Face Dancer
Mimicry enhanced through genetic manipulation.

Ghola - night of the living Duncan
A living, functioning person who is regrown or recreated from the tissues of a dead person.

Mnemonic Flutter System (Pulse-Sychronizer)
A device to imprint particular facts from a book upon the brain of the reader.

Stillsuit Desert Boots
Special boots that offered parasitic power harvesting.

Stone Burner
Atomic weapon which burrows deep into a planet; its radiation also attacks selected nerve tissues.

Tleilaxu Eyes (Metal Eyes) - insectile mechanical eyes
Tleilaxu eye surgery replaces natural eyeballs damaged or destroyed.

 

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