DUNE. The word may mean nothing to you, or it may evoke the greatest science fiction story ever told. Since its publication in 1965, Dune has captivated the minds of readers across the world. Dune lovers are almost as fanatic as the Fremen when it comes to worshiping their god – Frank Herbert – the genius behind the six-novel series. It’s been dubbed the “bible of science fiction.” And after reading it for the first time in 2020, I finally understand. One of Dune’s main appeals is its scale. Herbert’s universe and its relationship to humans transcends millions of years. It involves the rise and fall of complex societies, religious jihad, and the struggle for power between feudalistic great houses within an interplanetary empire.…