Desert Epitaph Song

from Dune (1965) by Frank HerbertRating: 3.9     (62 ratings)

Wild beasts of the desert do hunt there,
Waiting for the innocents to pass.
Oh-h-h, tempt not the gods of the desert,
Lest you seek a lonely epitaph.

- Gurney Halleck

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