When you can't sleep, are you awake in someone else's dream?

A Japanese legend states that if you are lying awake at night, unable to sleep, it is because you are awake in someone else's dream. It is an old legend, passed down through the ages, weaving its mysterious charm through the hearts of romantics and optimists for generations. But the creators of that particular tale had not yet understood something. They had got it wrong.

It was not that the insomniac was awake in someone else's dreams.

It was that the person whose life they would glimpse through their own dream was not yet awake.

Dreams and Mirrors is the new work in progress by author Chris Phethean. Follow him on Twitter for updates on its progress!
Dreams and Mirrors by Chris Phethean