a journal of slumberous happenings
T. Van Santana
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First Tablo Edition, 2018
For me, I guess.
This is a collection of my dreams, most shared first on Ello. While they are numbered for reference, they are not in any purposeful sequence. They are unedited, both in terms of content and typos.
I have a vague intention to craft a novel or novels from this material at some point, but right now, here they are as I first recalled them, as best I could tell them.
AN AXE +2 GRIND
THE DARK SIDE OF THE LIGHT
THE DREAM REGISTER OF TVS
THE WEIGHT OF WORDS
The Secret of Secrets:
EVERYTHING FAILS: A SCIENCE FICTIONAL MEMOIR
THESE ARE THE THINGS I KNOW
THE GRAND STORY OF NOT
THE THIEVES OF ALL THAT YOU ARE
WE CAN NEVER GO BACK
LOVE IS WHAT YOU HAVE
BE A DARK HORSE!
THE STARS CALL US HOME
T VAN SANTANA & THE BLACK BOOK OF FEAR
A GALAXY OF SUBMISSION
T VAN SANTANA & THE CODEX OF COHERENCE
THE LILAC JUNE
TALES FROM AZZA-JONO
TVS NANOFICTION ANNUAL 1
A dream wherein I am able to walk around as myself without fear. It has somehow been unlocked, and I tell this to Lila. We're house-sitting or staying with someone. A woman there, in her forties, asks me without prompting what pronouns I use. It takes me by surprise, and I ask to make sure I heard her correctly. She seems self-conscious and also like she's just waking up, so she dismisses it, but I go back to it, and she repeats it. We talk pronouns for a bit, then I go.
There's another segment where Lila has put Clara up for raffle. The couple who won her pays me blue book for her. I'm sad to be selling her, but glad she's going to be fixed up, since I've been having trouble maintaining her. The governor (of some fictional dream state) wants to install a gun rack. I ask what say he has in it, and apparently he's going to take her on an inaugural tour. I don't like that, but have no say anymore, since she's the couple's now. Angie and I talk transportation, and I consider getting a motorcycle or scooter.