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The Priests of Psi

And Other Stories
A collection of stories by

Frank Herbert was a critically acclaimed and successful American science fiction author. He is best known for his novels, most notably Dune and its five sequels. Dune itself is the best-selling science fiction novel of all time, and the series is widely considered to be among the classics in the genre. He also wrote many excellent short stories and novellas - this is one of them.

This story first appeared in Fantastic Science Fiction Stories in February 1960. In it, Lewis Orne is sent to test the powers of a Fanatic learn its secrets. In the ordeal that follows, he trembles on the edge of the "Ultimate Secret."

A word about the story - Minor updates and alterations have been made so as not to interrupt the flow and believability of the story. Technological and otherwise distracting references - such as using audio tape or microfilm for briefing material, have been updated. The plot and characters remain unchanged.

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Hardback Editions

April 1980 : UK Hardback

Title: The Priests of Psi (Gollancz S.F.)
Author(s): Frank Herbert
ISBN: 0-575-02778-9 / 978-0-575-02778-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Paperback Editions

May 1981 : UK Paperback

Title: Priests of Psi, The (Orbit Books)
Author(s): Frank Herbert
ISBN: 0-7088-8078-9 / 978-0-7088-8078-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Futura Publications
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Audio Editions

October 2013 : USA Audio edition

Title: The Priests of Psi
Author(s): Frank Herbert
Publisher: Killco Publications
Availability: Amazon