In the novel Dune, Jessica Atreides had been ordered to have a daughter with Duke Leto. However; she defied that order and had a son as Leto desired. As is well know, a woman can have multiple children. Why then didn't Jessica have a son and a daughter? Everyone would have been happy.

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    Considering all the many different problems which the gazillions of people in the iperium had, I doubt whether "everyone would have been happy" all the time. Commented Sep 8, 2021 at 17:02


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