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monopoly
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Dune
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  • The Guild’s as jealous of its privacy as it is of its monopoly.
  • We’ve a three-point civilization: the Imperial Household balanced against the Federated Great Houses of the Landsraad, and between them, the Guild with its damnable monopoly on interstellar transport.
  • The damnable Guild monopoly on space would’ve ruined us if I hadn’t planned for this expense long ago.
  • With a date it signifies Before Guild and identifies the Imperial dating system based on the genesis of the Spacing Guild’s monopoly.
  • The Guild monopoly on space travel and transport and upon international banking is taken as the beginning point of the Imperial Calendar.
  • To begin with, early space travel, although widespread, was largely unregulated, slow, and uncertain, and, before the Guild monopoly, was accomplished by a hodgepodge of methods.
  • It was a move encouraged by the Spacing Guild, which was beginning to build its monopoly over all interstellar travel, and by the Bene Gesserit who were banding the sorceresses.

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  • When you have a monopoly you can raise prices.
  • They have no monopoly on intelligence

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