, Judge of the Change
and leader of the Fremen
. Kynes' father was Pardot Kynes
, who first dreamed of transforming Dune
from arrid desert to lush paradise, a vision that passed on to his son.
While Pardot Kynes was revered by his Fremen
follower, he was nevertheless an outsider, but Liet
was half-fremen, and was accepted more openly, taking a Fremen wife.
As a youth, Liet
joined the Renegade
Earl Dominic Vernius
' band of Spice Smugglers
and visited Salusa Secundus
, the scorched prison planet and home of the Sardaukar
's daughter, Chani
, became Muad'Dib
of Leto Atreidies II
(the God Emperor
) and Ghanima
Kynes was killed by Rabban
following the Harkonnen
raid on Arrakeen
and the death of Leto Atreides
. Rabban destroyed his stillsuit and set him into the desert.
Sources: the Dune novels and the Prelude to Dune novels.