Dune: Cultures

The Cultures of Dune

House AtriedesHouse Atreides

The most noble of all houses. The family of our heroes.

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House Harkonnen

Ugly, evil, and completely sadistic.

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A dirty gnomish race of humans, famous for their bio-technology.

Bene Gesserit

Deadly ice queens. The sisterhood know all secrets, and are mistresses of intrigue.

Spacing Guild

The group that holds the monopoly on all space travel.


The fiercest warriors in the universe, and the inhabitants of Dune’s desert.


Creators of cool technology. The most scientifically advanced of all cultures.

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