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'''Corrin''' is a planet that orbits the red giant star Sigma Draconis.
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'''Corrin''' was a planet that orbited the red giant star Sigma Draconis. It was for a time the home of [[Omnius Prime]], before it was devastated at the end of the [[Butlerian Jihad]].
   
In the original '''Dune''' novels '''Corrin''' is mentioned in passing, primarily because of the imfamous [[Battle of Corrin]] that was fought in the star system. It was during this battle that [[House Corrino]] emerged as the ruling house of the [[Imperium]].
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==Environment==
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Prior to its devastation by [[atomics]], Corrin was a radiation-prone world, due to the red giant status of its star. It was barely habitable to humans, but became a favored location for [[thinking machines]] after the rise of [[Omnius]]. Indeed, after [[Earth]] was reduced to a radioactive husk by the [[League of Nobles]], Corrin became the new location of [[Omnius Prime]].
   
In the ''''Legends of Dune'''' prequel novels Corrin is described as a radiation-prone world (due to the red giant status of its star) that is barely habitable to humans. '''Corrin''' was the location of [[Omnius Prime]] after the destruction of [[Earth]]. As a result of the [[Great Purge]] [[Omnius]] was confined to the planet for several decades, before being destroyed by the armies of the [[League of Nobles]].
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==Role During the Jihad==
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As a result of the [[Great Purge]] [[Omnius]] was confined to the planet for several decades, during which time the planet was mined of all its natural resources. It was eventually turned into a radioactive wasteland by the [[Army of the Jihad]] during the [[Battle of Corrin]].
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==Behind the Scenes==
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In the original '''Dune''' novels '''Corrin''' is mentioned in passing, primarily because of the imfamous [[Battle of Corrin]] that was fought in the star system. It was during this battle that [[House Corrino]] emerged as the ruling house of the [[Imperium]].
   
   

Revision as of 21:42, July 11, 2006

Corrin was a planet that orbited the red giant star Sigma Draconis. It was for a time the home of Omnius Prime, before it was devastated at the end of the Butlerian Jihad.

Environment

Prior to its devastation by atomics, Corrin was a radiation-prone world, due to the red giant status of its star. It was barely habitable to humans, but became a favored location for thinking machines after the rise of Omnius. Indeed, after Earth was reduced to a radioactive husk by the League of Nobles, Corrin became the new location of Omnius Prime.

Role During the Jihad

As a result of the Great Purge Omnius was confined to the planet for several decades, during which time the planet was mined of all its natural resources. It was eventually turned into a radioactive wasteland by the Army of the Jihad during the Battle of Corrin.

Behind the Scenes

In the original Dune novels Corrin is mentioned in passing, primarily because of the imfamous Battle of Corrin that was fought in the star system. It was during this battle that House Corrino emerged as the ruling house of the Imperium.

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