1999: Afterword from Dune: House Atreides, Brian Herbert wrote: I received a telephone call from an estate lawyer who had handled matters involving my mother and father. He informed me that two safety deposit boxes belonging to Frank Herbert had turned up in a suburb of Seattle, boxes that none of us knew existed.
An Interview With Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson wrote: (KJA)THEN the Herbert estate lawyer called to say he had discovered an old safe deposit box key that had belonged to Frank.
Ian Ascher, Int, KJA Before book#90 wrote:
Mere days after I had returned home, and after we'd already decided what we wanted to write, the Herbert Estate lawyer called Brian, saying he had found a key to a safe deposit box that he hadn't known was in Frank Herbert's files.
http://web.archive.org/web/200707032136 ... erson.html
July 1999 by Crescent Blues, Kevin J. Anderson: Pumped on Dune wrote: ...that's when Brian, by digging through all the stuff we had on Dune, came upon the key to the safe deposit where he found the [Dune 7] outline.
January Magazine // 2000, The Sons of Dune,by Linda Richards wrote:BH:Two weeks after that a safety deposit box appeared that had been missing for 11 years and it just seemed very kharmic. But I think it was my mother involved because she was in touch with other realms. In fact, she would tell dad when it was safe to travel and when it wasn't and various other things. She could find things that were lost: she was definitely in touch. And I think my mother was telling me that it was OK. That this was the right team to do the project. I really believe that.
2001 Frank Herbert Lives by Byron Merritt wrote: Two weeks after that phone call Brian found himself, along with an estate attorney and the bank manager, covering their ears as two safety deposit boxes were drilled open for lack of any keys.
http://www.sffworld.com/authors/m/merri ... ives1.html
Writers Write (Sept/Oct 2003) KJA interview wrote: The attorney called up and said "I've just found these two safe deposit box keys in Frank Herbert's old files."
5 January 2004 Bryon Merritt interviews Brian Herbert wrote: Even though she (Beverly Herbert ) died in 1984, I am certain that she guided me to meet Kevin J. Anderson in 1997, and that she approved of us as a writing team enough to show us where to find missing notes that were needed to resume the Dune series.
Science Fiction Weekly Issue 350
February 29, 2004 Inoculator9, dune2k KJA interview wrote:Brian received a call from the estate lawyer about newly discovered safe-deposit boxes.
amazon.com, 2004, Before Dune After Frank Herbert wrote:Herbert: Years after my father passed away we got a call from the attorney who handled his estate, saying that they'd found two safe-deposit keys.
Herbert: Dad always called my mother a "white witch." Then, after Kevin and I met, I got the call about the safe-deposit boxes. Then I found the notes. I felt that my mom was making sure Kevin and I got along and was watching over me.
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/fe ... 28-5924624
August 2009,AMCfilmcritic.com,Brian Herbert on Flipping the Myth of Jihad wrote:Then I got a call from an estate attorney who asked me what I wanted to do with two safety deposit boxes of my dad's.
http://www.filmcritic.com/features/2009 ... -interview
edit; added Jan 2000, Sons of DuneApril 8, 2009 by SebastianPiccione, Project Fanboy, KJA wrote: Brian found some items he (Frank) had left in a safe deposit box, including computer disks containing his last outline, for Dune 7.
edit; added second line to amazon 2004'white witch'