Once Upon a Dream
There is a secret world within your dreams. One that is well hidden, one that only the most astute, the most perceptive of persons would notice. It
can be dark and ominous place, detrimental to your health if you stay too long. It has magic within it, luring you in farther and farther until you
have succumbed to all it has to offer. But what it offers, well, quite honestly, is nothing more than deception.
The Dream Walkers, they are there. Surviving in the black void between our world and the dream one. In the place where we pause for just a few
moments before we enter our dreams. They linger there, waiting patiently for someone to take notice of them, someone to become aware. And if you do
take notice of them, acknowledge they exist, you give them some power over you and your worlds. All of your worlds, the real one and the ones you
create while you're sleeping.
It has been said that the Dream Walkers once were human just like us. They dwelt in this world, doing the same things we do, living a daily existence.
But they were pulled into the dream world, captured by its false promises and deceitful pleasures. Gradually, they left our world, spending more and
more time in a sleep state, until, after a time, they knew nothing else. They let their bodies fade, and took on a new form, one that is so abnormal,
it is impossible to describe with human words.
I know all this to be true. For I have witnessed what they can do first hand. And, had it not been for a small moment of clarity, I would not be here
to tell my tale.
I first noticed them in my dreams a few years ago. I have always been an lucid dreamer, being able to manipulate my dream world exactly how I wished
it to be and remembering every detail of said dream once I woke up from it. So, at first, I would notice small things changed within my dreams. The
color of a wall wasn't quite right. Where I had placed a door, there wasn't one. The sky wasn't as blue as it should be.
These are ways that The Dream Walkers start to get you to notice them. When they find someone who is capable of seeing them, they push you into
thought by changing little things in your dreams. They can't make you see them, but they can make you question and explore the possibility of
something else being there. This is how they do it, just give you enough to make you wonder, but not enough to remove all doubt.
After many nights of this, I started to explore the places that were changed in my dreams. They were always dark and creepy little recesses. An
alleyway that wasn't there before, a streetlight that had blown out, leaving the area around it dark and dreary, a door that appeared out of nowhere,
left slightly a jar. See? All these things are subtly telling you to come and check them out, telling you something is just not right and you should
And I did investigate, I went into all the places, explored all the nooks and crannies presented to me. At first, I saw nothing, just a few unusual
spots that shouldn't be there. But after a time, I noticed things. Things like shadows on a wall in an unlit alleyway, dark figures moving up and down
the sidewalk, a blurred movement out of the corner of my eye.
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