The Sandman: The Wake Characters

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Dream

Dream is one of the main characters and a main topic in the story Sandman: The Wake. Dream goes by many names, including the Sandman, Morpheus, Oneiros, Dream and Lord Shaper. He is a tall, very thin man with bone white skin and jet black hair and eyes. His eyes are often seen as being stars. Dream is referred to in many ways, not all of which are positive. He is seen as being brooding and self-absorbed. His love life is legendary and is filled with bad relationships and worse breakups. Dream is slow to forgive.

In the end of The Kindly Ones, Dream was supposedly killed when he sacrificed himself in Matthew's place. Dream was killed by a Corinthian. However, as the personification of an idea, Dream is not entirely real and so he can never truly die. Additionally, Dream is a member of the Endless family...

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