Brief Lives Characters

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Dream of the Endless, Morpheus, Lord Shaper, the Sandman

Dream of the Endless is the central character in the series. He is the younger brother of Destiny, Death, and Destruction, but elder to the rest of the Endless. He is closest to his sister Death but is also fond of his sister Delirium, who was once Delight. His rivalry with Desire is longstanding, and the two share a mutual enmity.

Dream's appearance varies over time and can also depend on how he wishes to be seen. His natural state is that of a tall, rake-thin man, with modern, Gothic-style clothing and hair. Gaiman began the series in the late 1980s and the Sandman bears a strong resembles to figures in `1980s Gothic rock, perhaps embodied best by Robert Smith of the music group The Cure.

At the beginning of the series, Dream is has been in captivity for over...

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