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The Sandman: The Wake Summary
Neil Gaiman

Everything you need to understand or teach The Sandman by Neil Gaiman.

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The Sandman: The Wake Summary

Plot Summary

Sandman: The Wake by Neil Gaiman is a work of fiction comprising three separate short stories. Each story is adorned with somewhat gruesome and eerie illustrations created by famed Sandman penciller Michael Zulli and others. The majority of the story is tied in with the illustrations because the book is a graphic novel.

In the first scene, a messenger has been sent to inform the members of the Endless family that Morpheus is dead. The first person to be informed is Destiny. The second to be informed, this time by a bat, is Despair. The third to be informed, by an eagle, is Death. The text states that there are some things that even the Endless family does not question too deeply. This was not the first time that such a message had been sent.

In Chapter 1: "Which Occurs in the Wake of What Has Gone Before," Delirium...

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