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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Horror  |  House: Booksie Classic
Sleep, troubled with the " end game " of his burden ( the power to awaken ) wishes his power away. He summons in darkness, a guide to help him...Life and Death show up. Life has better things to do, Death stays. Meeting one another for the first time, Sleep and Death decide to have nine trials..to discover.. Who has more power over the other?

( originally titled Thanatology ) This is sort of a writing "exorcise", for developing characters out of themes: so far :
Sleep, Death, Life, Bliss, Awake, Light, Dark, Shadow, Mercy, Grace, Lust, Passion, Love, Dream, Nightmare, Destiny, Fate, Hope, Faith, Gluttony

Table of Contents


Submitted: September 09, 2017

Afterthoughtt of an idea that I should have considered beforehand.
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Sleep Meets Death

Submitted: March 24, 2017

Sleep and Death meet; an agreement is made. Read Chapter

Let Me Sleep ( Limbo )

Submitted: May 21, 2017

Nurse Grace talks in her sleep, loud enough so , that her own voice keeps her awake.
Now she wishes that she could ease the pain and suffering of others with her voice, awaken them, through her actions, whatever it takes; so she takes matters in her own hand. Read Chapter

Nocturnal Emissions ( Lust )

Submitted: May 23, 2017

Sleep introduces Death to the girl who stole his heart. Read Chapter

Nocturnal Emissions ( Lust )

Submitted: May 28, 2017

Sleep, introducing Death to the girl that broke his heart, hopes his burden of having to awaken will be placed into Deaths hands. Read Chapter

Nocturnal Emissions ( Lust )

Submitted: May 28, 2017

She's the girl you want? Asks Death to Sleep. Read Chapter

Dream Meets Nightmare

Submitted: June 27, 2017

A game within a game. A story within a story.
Sleep and Death decide to play chess with Dream and Nightmare. Read Chapter

Interlude Of The Dark Dance

Submitted: July 15, 2017

Dream and Nightmare waltz in the Moonlight. Read Chapter

Life Interrupts

Submitted: July 24, 2017

Bliss ( speaking for Life ) , Death, Nightmare, Sleep and Dream have a talk.
Five people conversing is never an easy thing. Such is Life.

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Putrid Slush ( gluttonous )

Submitted: August 17, 2017

"How putrid!" exclaimed Nightmare, pleased by his own observations; " And, for Heavens sake, hah," now winking at Life," It appears the w... Read Chapter

Interlude of Chaos & Babylon

Submitted: August 30, 2017

Chaos & Babylon have been named Tiamat & Babil . Each have a purpose; teaching through the opposite . Chaos is man who causes unrest, disguised as a calming, serenity. Babylon is a woman who causes
a calming, serenity, disguised as unrest. Choices vs. Decisions. Life is just extraordinary ( As he watches Dream conjure the Two ) ( That only makes sense if you read the other chapter btw ) (
Surreal story evolution, its what works for me , so deal. ) ( Its all gonna be rewritten and reedited someday anyways. Just not afraid to share it until then :D )
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Awake, the Poem

Submitted: December 28, 2017

Backstory poem.
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