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If you've never read Octavia Butler's books, now's the time to start.
"Wild Seed is the chronological first book in the five-part Patternmaster series, but it's not the first of Butler's works to be adapted. Dawn, the first book in her Xenogenesis series, is currently being made into a TV series by Charles King's Macro Ventures with writer/director Victoria Mahoney."