The Sandman: Fables and Reflections Characters

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Dream

Dream is known by many names. Some refer to him as the Sandman. Others call him Lord of Dreams or Lord of Sleep.

Dream is a tall, thin, dark character. He is neither mortal nor god. His family members mention that he is possibly more powerful than even the gods are. His hair is black and most of the time his clothing is black. His eyes are generally black unless they have a twinkle after hearing someone's dream. In some of the panels, his eyes have a colored area in them. Red usually shows anger or foreshadows bloodshed. Green shows that someone is jealous.

Dream's wife is Calliope. Their son is Orpheus. Dream generally is very practical and follows the rules. One of his sisters, however, can push his buttons. His sister, Desire, challenges him and he gives in to sibling rivalry. He accepts her challenge, toying with...

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