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Chapter 35

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Only in the realm of mathematics can you understand Muad'Dib's precise view of
the future. Thus: first, we postulate any number of point-dimensions in space.
(This is the classic n-fold extended aggregate of n dimensions.) With this
framework, Time as commonly understood becomes an aggregate of one-dimensional
properties. Applying this to the Muad'Dib phenomenon, we find that we either are
confronted by new properties of Time or (by reduction through the infinity
calculus) we are dealing with separate systems which contain n body properties.
For Muad'Dib, we assume the latter. As demonstrated by the reduction, the point
dimensions of the n-fold can only have separate existence within different
frameworks of Time. Separate dimensions of Time are thus demonstrated to
coexist. This being the inescapable case, Muad'Dib's predictions required that
he perceive the n-fold not as extended aggregate but as an operation within a
single framework. In effect, he froze his universe into that one framework which
was his view of Time.

-Palimbasha: Lectures at Sietch Tabr

After driving two worms half to death, Leto lay atop of a dune looking at a rock outcropping he hopes is Jacurutu/Fondak. It disturbs him that there are no animals about. There is an old windtrap in disrepair but there should be water, he hopes it isn't poisoned. He waits until night and moves closer and sees a fire on ridge. He goes into a crevase hoping it leads up to an entrance. There he is caught in a trapvine, a man comes and searches him and dissarms him, he knows his name and says the trap was set specifically for him. Leto can't make out who it is. He tells leto he needs to be educated before he ascends to the throne, welcome to school!
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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