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Old January 23 2014, 03:39 AM   #198
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Re: Question to those most disappointed with the SW prequels

cooleddie74 wrote: View Post
I still don't know where all this DUNE stuff is going. Spice? Okay. Maybe. But the word spice and spices' collective value as a traded commodity goes back many centuries here on Earth, so it may have had nothing to do with Frank Herbert. At all.

Remember, Lucas immersed himself in history and mythology and I don't think we can just say that Han dumping a spice shipment meant for Jabba is any proof that DUNE is directly referenced. If it was, fine. Cool. But....where's the evidence, though? And does it matter?
Frank Herbert made a list of the comparisons between ANH and Dune and there was talk of a law suit but it was all dropped.
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