It was 2001 when all the things modified. My mother and father, who by no means had been very obsessed with my ardour for fantasy and science fiction literature, immediately began speaking about Gimli and Legolas. Immediately they knew who Gandalf was. Immediately they had been enthusiastic about Nazguls. Immediately they wanted solutions and had been asking me concerning the Gondor, Saruman, and what occurs to Merry and Pippin subsequent.
Peter Jackson’s film made the Lord of the Rings novel a worldwide phenomenon.
At this time everybody, your aunt, your brother, your mother-in-law, actually everyone is aware of phrases like a hobbit, shire, Gollum. Everybody found this improbable story. The story we geeks already knew for years.
Ten years handed.
It was 2011 when all the things modified once more. My spouse’s sister, who by no means learn a single fantasy e-book and has nothing to do with us, nerds, immediately began speaking about Ned Stark. Immediately she knew who Daenerys is. Immediately she was enthusiastic about Lannisters. Immediately she wanted solutions and was asking about Arya and what is going to occur to her subsequent.
HBO’s epic present made Sport of Thrones novel a worldwide phenomenon.
At this time everybody, your uncle, your sister, your father-in-law, actually everyone is aware of phrases like Westeros, Iron Throne, Evening’s Watch. Everybody found this improbable story. The story we geeks already knew for years.
Ten years handed.
It’s 2021 when all the things will change once more. Your pal, who by no means learn a single science fiction e-book, immediately will begin speaking concerning the Fremen. Immediately he’ll know who Stilgar is. Immediately he can be enthusiastic about Harkonnens. Immediately he’ll ask you questions on Thufir Hawat and what is going to occur subsequent.
Upcoming Denis Villeneuve’s masterpiece will make Dune novel a worldwide phenomenon.
This fall season, everybody, your cousin, your father, your neighbour, actually everyone will know phrases like Melange, Bene Gesserit, mentat. Everybody will uncover this improbable story.
The story I already cherished for years.
You don’t understand it but, however I already know – you’ll fall in love with Dune. I’m glad for you.
(illustration comes from e-book cowl for the brand new print run of Dune)