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  • Jessica turned away, frightened of the bitter strength in her son's voice, hearing the precise assessment of chances.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • After assessing the repairs and operable equipment, we've worked out a first estimate on operating costs.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His own Mentat assessment of the data told him how little chance he had ever to present evidence of this treachery before the High Council of the Landsraad where justice might be done.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She realized that she had permitted herself the utterly relaxing sleep of great fatigue, and this suggested something of her own unconscious assessment on personal security within Stilgar's troop.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Paul stood an instant assessing the scene, separating the Fremen robes and bourkas from the costumes of those they opposed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Leto's assessment of Kynes—based partly on Hawat's brief verbal report (guarded and full of suspicions)—suddenly crystallized: the man was Fremen.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For the first time, Paul allowed himself to think about the real possibility of defeat—not thinking about it out of fear or because of warnings such as that of the old Reverend Mother, but facing up to it because of his own assessment of the situation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She searched within herself for the coupling of fact and fact and fact—the Bene Gesserit way of assessing data—and it came to her: the sensation of terrifying loss.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Even this was a factor to consider in assessing the Baron, as were the red walls of this private conference room and the faint sweet herb scent that hung on the air, masking a deeper musk.  (not reviewed by editor)

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