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mortal
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Dune
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mortal
Used in
Dune
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  • WATER BURDEN: Fremen: a mortal obligation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That which a deity demands of a mortal (and the fear provoked by the demand).  (not reviewed by editor)

  • TAHADDI CHALLENGE: Fremen challenge to mortal combat, usually to test some primal issue.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But these Fremen were inexperienced youths and all they could see was that they owed this Imperial servant a mortal obligation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • =========================== To attempt an understanding of Muad'Dib without understanding his mortal enemies, the Harkonnens, is to attempt seeing Truth without knowing Falsehood.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Thufir Hawat, his father's Master of Assassins, had explained it: their mortal enemies, the Harkonnens, had been on Arrakis eighty years, holding the planet in quasi-fief under a CHOAM Company contract to mine the geriatric spice, melange.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a mortal wound
as in: mortal body
as in: felt mortal agony
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