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The Sandman: The Wake Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3: In Which We Wake Summary

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Chapter 3: In Which We Wake Summary

"The stone doors of the mausoleum opened (apparently of their own volition, as there was no one to open them) and the people, and the dreams, and the gods, and all manner of other creatures and beings, went in, each one after its fashion." Chap. 3, p. 2

The mood becomes somber as people file inside the mausoleum. The cerements are laid out and Dream's body is covered by a shroud.

Destiny steps up and begins to speak. Destiny talks about Dream and how a wake is a time of people memorializing others so that's what shall be done with Dream. Hettie talks with Hob Gadling.

Dream sits and talks with his horse, a gryphon and others. Dream says he will not go to the wake as he has seen himself so there is no need. Hippogriff comments that Dream is...

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