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I suppose the Atreides one could have posing in fur capes accompanied by purebred dogs, brooding in a castle on a cliff during a storm, and ornithopter lessons.
Big like God Emperor of Dune?
Mechanical clocks and vacuum tubes, no need to worry about EMP.
"Put the pick in, Pete, and turn it round real neat."
It's too bad RatPac-Dune Entertainment isn't a company whose only goal is to remake the David Lynch version of Dune with hologram versions of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis, Jr.
I actually didn't know about the devil stuff until I read the Wikipedia article. It actually makes more sense as something a crazy person or idiot might believe with that angle.
I suppose part of their strategy might be to get Western governments to ineffectively overplay their hand resulting in chaos and despair and French police conspicuously seizing headscarfs when they could be laboriously doing actual police work that might actually disrupt IS operations, etc., so in that way she might be preferred. But on the other hand IS may just do what they do on ideological grounds and because opportunities present themselves and speculation about their specific motives and goals regarding European elections might be misleading projection.
I don't know. I've been thinking about it and maybe Hillary Clinton had some really good assistants so that in between speaking engagements, overseeing the Clinton foundation, managing her considerable personal fortune, maintaining contacts from her tenures as First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State, and finally conducting a major-party presidential campaign, she was able to find a little time to run a super-risky low-revenue child prostitution ring out of a pizzeria.