This beautiful rendition is of my favorite Dune book: God Emperor of Dune. It even depicts my favorite character: Malky. What a devious man he was. The navigators clinging to the bottom are a nice touch.
“How interesting that [the Ixians] should assault you with flesh rather than with a machine.” -The mob within to Leto II
Raised in secret, sharing the blood of a devil to be the perfect temptation for a god. She could give benediction for a lifetime of cruelty with a single word and soothe the worried brow of a soldier with a brush of her lips.
But hers is not the usual fairy tale because her Prince is a god and her ending will not be a happy one.
She did have that dark skin, though, the oval face with its regular features. Placid brown eyes stared back at Leto. And where Malky’s hair had been gray, hers was a luminous brown. Hwi Noree radiated
an inner peace which Leto sensed spreading its influence around her as she approached. She stopped ten paces away, below him. There was a classical balance about her, something not accidental.
The First time Leto sees Hwi Noree, God Emperor of Dune
“This is beyond understanding.“ said the king. "You are the wisest man alive. You know what is preparing. Why do you not make a plan to save yourself?” And Merlin said quietly, “Because I am wise. In the combat between wisdom and feeling, wisdom never wins.”
"Hwi helps me …” “And look what it got you!” “Yes, and pray that you get the same!”