On Thursday, 28 June 2018 00:45:06 UTC+1, Dorothy J Heydt wrote:
> In article <email@example.com>,
> Lynn McGuire <***@gmail.com> wrote:
> >YASID: An interplanetary empire in decline with the sand worlds ???
> >Jame's review just reminded me of the trilogy. I would have sworn the
> >name was _Empire of Sand_ though. I got the trilogy in a single MMPB.
> Well, there's always _Dune_ et sequelae. But I suspect if it
> were that, you'd remember it.
True, and true, but you never know.
Were (in either case) these "sand worlds" sandy before
the interplanetary empire got to work on them?