We’ve a three-point civilization: the Imperial Household balanced against the Federated Great Houses of the Landsraad, and between them, the Guild with its damnable monopoly on interstellar transport. Shaddam IV, the 81st Padishah Emperor of House Corrino, whose power is secured by his control of the brutally efficient military force known as the Imperial Sardaukar. The matriarchal Bene Gesserit possess almost superhuman physical, sensory, and deductive powers developed through years of physical and mental conditioning. Arrakis is the only natural source of the all-important league of legends banner melange, and by leading the Fremen to seize control of the planet in Dune, Paul Atreides is able to depose Shaddam and become ruler of the known universe.
The Bene Gesserit are a key social, religious, and political force in Frank Herbert’s science fiction Dune universe. Genetic manipulators who traffic in biological products such as artificial eyes, gholas, and “twisted” Mentats, the Tleilaxu are a major power in the Imperium. Frank Herbert’s science fiction Dune universe, first mentioned in the 1965 novel Dune. You have no idea how much wealth is involved, Feyd,” the Baron said. To begin, we’ll have an irrevocable directorship in the CHOAM Company. CHOAM was the key to wealth, each noble House dipping from the company’s coffers whatever it could under the power of the directorships. Those CHOAM directorships — they were the real evidence of political power in the Imperium, passing with the shifts of voting strength within the Landsraad as it balanced itself against the Emperor and his supporters.
Before the climactic battle in Dune, Paul Atreides and the Fremen watch the Padishah Emperor’s encampment to see whether he will raise the Atreides flag, indicating a recognition of Paul’s claims, or the banner of Paul’s Harkonnen enemies. In 2011, Forbes ranked CHOAM as the largest fictional corporation. Navigators, forms Combined Mercantiles to mine spice on Arrakis. While ostensibly an independent company, it’s an open secret that Combined Mercantiles works for Venhold. Fish Speakers has significantly waned in comparison to the Bene Gesserit, Bene Tleilax, and Ixians, the latters having now great control over the Fish Speakers.
The Fremen are a secretive and misunderstood tribe of humans in the Dune universe. The Honored Matres are a matriarchal organization in the Dune universe, described as an aggressive cult obsessed with power, violence, and sexual domination. The Ixians are a technological culture in the Dune universe who provide both simple and sophisticated mechanical devices to the rest of the Imperium. Though Ixian technology is commonplace and considered essential, it sometimes tests the limits of the anti-technology proscriptions established in the aftermath of the Butlerian Jihad. The Landsraad is a political body in Frank Herbert’s science fiction Dune universe.