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Earth planet

Planet Earth

Earth also called Old Earth or Old Terra is the third planet located in the Sol star system. The human race originated here. It was where the Commission of Ecumenical Translators converged to assemble the Orange Catholic Bible after the Butlerian Jihad.

Behind the Scenes

  • Ghanima and Leto Atreides, in a private moment between them, speak French
  • The Bene Gesserit Sisterhood possessed what was thought to have been an original Vincent Van Gogh oil painting (in the sequels it is retconned to be an exact reproduction by the independent machine, Erasmus, who destroyed it upon finding it again)
  • Paul Atreides suggests Stilgar look into historical references of Genghis Khan and Adolf Hitler for a comparison to Paul
  • References to animals and plants taken from Earth and reseeded on other worlds, sometimes genetically modified (such as laza tigers)
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