Our world has a lot in common with Arrakis. Dune
In the opening moments of the newest adaptation of Dune, the first visuals on screen are of the sun falling behind the iconic dunes that dominate the desolate planet of Arrakis. The voice of Zendaya’s Chani monologues about how her people, the Fremen, live on this planet, which outside forces continually target for its resources.
The forces coming to Arrakis seek to get the rare Melange, often referred to as “spice,” at any cost since it’s invaluable for interstellar travel. The Fremen hope to drive away these invaders to ensure their planet can become a vibrant and green ecosystem.
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