Chapter 27

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Chapter 27

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It is said of Muad'Dib that once when he saw a weed trying to grow between two
rocks, he moved one of the rocks. Later, when the weed was seen to be
flourishing, he covered it with the remaining rock. "That was its fate," he

-The Commentaries

As Ghani and Leto dive into the slit in the rocks, one of the tigers slashes Ghani's leg. Leto kills the one tiger with his knife and Ghani kills the other, but not before the second tiger slashes her arm. Leto treats her wounds and then feels a painfull sense of loss, realizing that they will soon be parted for the first time in their lives. Now he must undergo the metamorphasis and they will never again be able to share the same experiences. Leto heads off to Jacurutu/Fondak and Ghani, on her way back to the seitch, hypnotizes herself into believeing that Leto has been killed by the tigers. As an unexpected side effect, she looses her Other Memory. She hears a worm coming and thinks it must be from the throws of the dying cats.
They were destroyed because they lied pretentiously. Have no fear that my wrath
will fall upon you because of your innocent mistakes.

~Leto II, God Emperor
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