The Holtzman effect is a fictional scientific phenomenon in the Dune universe created by Frank A shield will permit entry only to objects moving at slow speeds (depending on setting, this speed ranges from six to nine centimeters per second).
It's a mixed blessing, but Frank Herbert's Dune goes a long way toward satisfying science fiction purists who scoffed at David Lynch's previous attempt to adapt Herbert's epic narrative. More Dune quotes». Don't let people miss on a great quote from the "Dune" movie - add it here!.
Frank Herbert's sci-fi novel Dune is filled to bursting with amazing lines. "The slow blade penetrates the shield" is my personal favorite.
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