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Roommates - Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On - 31 by AsheRhyder Roommates - Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On - 31 by AsheRhyder
In Inception, if you die within a dream, you wake up, or, if waking up is physically impossible (say, due to sedation), you fall into Limbo, which is more or less primordial subconscious.

Let's go back a moment to some older stories. Much older stories about dreaming, before it was simply something your brain did to decompress and refile all your thoughts and feelings. Let's go back to a time when people thought your soul left your body when you were dreaming and were afraid that, if you got hurt in a dream, you got hurt in real life. If you dreamed you fell, and you dreamed you hit the ground, and you dreamed you died...

... you did.

This, dear reader, is the time when Nightmares ruled, and when the Court of Fear was strong and held their banners high.

</overly poetic flavor text that may or may not have anything to do with the actual goings on>

Erik belongs to Leroux and Webber.
Jareth belongs to Henson, Lucas, and Bowie.
Norrington belongs to Disney, Bruckheimer, and Davenport.
Javert belongs to Hugo, Boublil, Schonberg, and Kretzmer.
Swan Lake belongs to Tchaikovsky.
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What's with that ring?!
TheChinaSorrows Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
Now is as good a time as ever to comment on just how much I love your notes. They are so amazing.
JarethsSlave Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014
Has someone been hitting Rise of the Guardians of late?  Also, Abraham Lincoln once had a dream he was walking through the White House and everyone was crying and in mourning.  There was a casket in the room and Lincoln asked what was wrong and a man replied with "the president is dead."  A week later (if I remember correctly) President Lincoln was assassinated.
NikiMaweird Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh snap...
mayaegyptkezi Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013
uh oh
AnaxErik4ever Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student Writer
Ah, the Court of Fear. A place where Pitch would be more than at home, and of course in power, I think. Mmmm... the Matrix again. Since the body cannot survive without the mind, if you die in there, you'd die out here.
rose-harp Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I just need to say that Jareth begging (for him), with please in THAT VOICE, always tears at my heart.

I felt you should know that.
meimei808 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yayyy so excited to catch up on these!! You're amazing.
romancefreak Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wait a second...I have heard that before. My brother told me if you died in a dream, you actually died. But I'm not sure that's true. Because I have had a crazy serial killer phsycopath slice my throat with circle sawblades for hands, fallen off cliffs, and bitten by a vampire who drained me of blood and left me for dead in a few of my nightmares. So if that is true, why am I still here browsing DeviantArt, going to college, and living life to the fullest? :3
JarethsSlave Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014
Finally!  Someone who has crazier dreams than I do!  Or at least AS crazy.  All my friends are convinced I take Acid before going to sleep.       -_-
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