Brief Lives Setting & Symbolism

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The Dreaming is the vast realm of Dream. It is the setting of the dreams of mortals and as such is mutable and can contain any type of environment that mortals, or Dream himself can conjure up. The creation that occurs in the Dreaming seems to come both from mortals and from Dream himself. He will sometimes construct Dreams for mortals to travel in, and he will sometimes allow them to construct their own dreams.

The Dreaming contains many permanent residents, some of whom are servants of Dream. Lucien the librarian, Matthew the raven, Cain, Abel, and Eve are all examples. The Dreaming also contains permanent concepts that Dream has constructed, including nightmares like the Corinthian, or locations like Fiddler's Green.

Though it can move about, Dream's castle is always the center of the Dreaming. He will change its location and appearance based on his mood...

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