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The Sandman: Fables and Reflections Chapter Summary & Analysis - Summary

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THE SANDMAN: FABLES AND RECOLLECTIONS is a collection of nine stories written by Neil Gaiman. Each story is illustrated by a different artist, giving them all a different look. The stories explore the dreams of various people and animals and the Sandman's role in helping the characters find comfort in their dreams.

"Fear of Falling" tells the story of a playwright who fears falling or failing. Todd, the playwright, is trying to relax enough to fall asleep. Rehearsal for his play, "The Typhoid Mary Blues" is supposed to begin the next day.

Janet, an actress in the play, sees Todd's light on and stops to ask for help rehearsing. He tells Janet he is pulling out of the production because he is scared.

When restless Todd finally falls asleep, he dreams he is climbing a steep rock. When he reaches the top, he realizes just how high he is...

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