Wednesday, July 18, 2012

PRE21: "Grotesque"

Designation: PRE21

Colloquial Terms: The Grotesque, the Reverie, Somnivore, Oneirophage, the Living Nightmare, the Restless Dream, the Dark Carnival, Eternal Waking, DREAM, Phobetor

Physical Description: PRE21 has none

Behavioral Characteristics: Appears to be a sort of sentient nightmare that infects victims while they sleep. Those who have been attacked by PRE21 often report bizarre and horrifying dreams that left them in a state of terror and unease even after waking. Victims also often develop sleep disorders such as narcolepsy and (most commonly) somnambulism. In certain rare cases, victims have suffered permanent brain damage as a result of an attack.

Victims commonly report their dreams as taking the form of a large and grandiose circus, with all sorts of strange and exotic acts. However, this is by no means universal. Some victims have hallucinated clowns, freaks, and other such circus folk following them in their daily, waking life.

It is commonly believed that PRE21 is capable of trapping its victims in an eternal sleep, not unlike a coma. For obvious reasons, this has never been verified.


  1. Some victims encounter The Grotesque as a recurring motif in their dreams, not necessarily circus-related. For some, The Reverie is water in their dreams. For some, Lotophagi is fire in their dreams. It could be anything.

    Have a good day!

  2. I have to ask, how are you going to differentiate between attacks from this thing and your normal, run-of-the-mill nightmares?

    Because I have a feeling by the time you get to sleepwalking, narcolepsy, and brain damage, it's too late to really DO anything.

    Also, fuck you, Oreo girl, that's my schtick.

    - Have a Nice Day

  3. Well this is nice, another thing to make runners even more paranoid.

  4. yoo peepul aar knutz. tri und phynd mie. :)

    1. Who are you?

    2. Phonetics... Cute...