I knew in the very back of my conscience I was dreaming but I was paying very close attention because the dream was very vivid. Most of the time my dreams are blurry and random like someone shooting the film through a lens of water. Not this one and I had learned from past experience with my dreams to take them more seriously when they became vivid like watching a film. It was never a good thing but always helpful if you understand my meaning. Such dreams for me are the harbinger of doom but also a helpful warning that allows me to adjust and survive. They are warnings of suffering that I can do something about to minimize the suffering. I know I am rambling a bit here but I am kind of getting across what I mean but I am not sure I am accurate. In any case it was surreal and bloody.
I was naked and walking along a path. Naked in the sense that I was lacking in any clothes but my belt for my weapons was around my hips and my sword and BFG were both hung on it. My magic shield was across my back. I was just walking not at any particular alert status. The landscape was flat, barren and a little rocky. There were enough greyish rocks to obscure what might lay ahead as the path twist and turned along. I rounded a bend and came face to face with a pond of red blood. It was occupied by a naked female figure who was waist deep in it and walking toward me. I didn’t recognize her at first but then realized that it was my first wife, the undead vampire and she looked as if she had been bathing in the blood as the part of her body that was visible was covered with droplets and her hair was slick with it.
She kept walking toward me until slowly the rest of her emerged from the pond and she stood on dry ground dripping blood droplets on the stone. She was only five feet from me but I didn’t react at all. She reached out her hand to me inviting me to come. Strangely I undid my belt and dropped my shield on the ground. I took her hand and she lead me back into the pond. I was amazed that I didn’t flinch when my toes hit the blood but I walked on as if I had done it before. We kept going deeper in until I was up to my waist and then both of us were up to our chests. She let go of my hand and turned to me and smiled revealing those pointed canines. She then dove under the surface and when she reappeared she was obviously treading ‘water’ so to speak and she beckoned me to come on.
I must say at this point I did not feel at all in control of my self as I dove in under the surface myself. The taste of the blood was iron and salt and when I came to the surface my first wife was walking up the other side. I kept following until we both stood naked on the other shore of the pond. I was dipping in blood and it was on of those dream like qualities where it was more blood dripping off me than their would be in real life. I felt sticky and oddly very alive. On this side there was a creak of blood running down the center of the path and we began to follow it. When we turned another bend the sight we saw was horrifying. I was screaming for it to stop inside but my dream self walked into the clearing of horror as if it was filled with flowers.
In the clearing, were all my friends from the pub and they had been slaughtered. They were all hanging naked from racks upside down with their throats slashed and the blood that was flowing from those throats was what was filling the creek that was filling the pond. The blood never stopped flowing from their necks even though I stood they for many minutes losing track of time. My inner self kept trying to wake up but my dream self simple walked through the hanging naked figures as if it was simple pines and oak trees. Then I saw her.
Tequila my second wife was at the very back of the clearing. She too was hung up like a piece of meat and bleeding from her throat. My dream self simple looked at her as if she was nothing but I was crying in terror inside at what I was seeing. It was then that my vampire wife stood in front of my dream self and wrapped her arms around my neck and kissed me deeply. My dream self embraced it and even my inner self had to pause but then recoiled in horror that I could feel something in my mouth I had not noticed. My canine teeth were larger like hers and our lips and teeth clung together. My dream self seemed to enjoy this but I was becoming more horrified wishing I could wake up.
There was one more act to play however before that would happen. After the kiss ended, my vampire wife lead me down the path some more. The blood creek was gone and as we turned the corner there was throne and on it sat Mr. Lies. He was still dressed like Dracula from the 1999 film of that name when he walks the streets of Victorian England. Around him was his court. The Seven Deadly Sins were there, Sister Papoofnick and a few others I didn’t recognize. Mr. Lies looked at me and seemed very pleased. He beckoned both of us to come forward and then my wife fell to her knees as we got maybe ten feet away.
“Come husband, kneel before our master.”
It was this moment my inner self finally won the battle against my dream self and I screamed so loudly that I woke myself up. I was screaming in the real world too and my wife Tequila how was next to me in bed started awake. I sat on the edge of the bed and she came around and put her arms around me. I must have lost it for a little while because according to her later she said all she could get out of my mouth was “Blood Dreams” but finally I came around but I didn’t go back to sleep. Tequila just held me in her arms till morning. Something was wrong and my fear now it was something wrong with me.
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