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Yueh, Doctor Wellington


Doctor Wellington Yueh is trained in the Suk way, meaning he is conditioned not to be able to harm his family. That conditioning is indicated on him by a diamond tattoo on his forehead. He is stick-thin and has long, black hair worn in a "Suk School" silver ring on his left shoulder. He also has a drooping moustache. Paul says he speaks with a "calm, high-pitched voice."

However, his Suk conditioning is broken by the Harkonnens, who convince him that they are torturing his true love, Wanna, a Bene Gesserit. Dr. Yueh betrays Duke Leto and causes his death on Arrakis. He does arrange for Paul and Jessica to escape with the ducal signet ring.

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