Berkley Books, 1983. FIRST EDITION, 19th printing softcover. Good condition, illustrated wraps have creases and tear at edge of spine bottom. "Children of Dune brings the best-selling science-fiction series of all time to a breathtaking climax. This third installment finds the desert planet Arrakis in a state of unprecedented stability and prosperity. With the Herculean efforts of the Imperium, it has begun to grow green and lush. The life-giving spice is abundant, and the nine-year-old royal twins are coming into their own. Possessed of their father's supernormal powers, they are being groomed as Messiahs. But there are those who think the Imperium does not need omnipotent rulers. And they'll stop at nothing to make their point." 408 pages + 2 pgs ads.