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20th Jan '17 8:35:32 AM cybertoy0
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* According to the increasingly paranoid writings in Journal 3, the Author who studied ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' underwent a period of this; That's because he's up against a near-omnipotent DreamWalker who can enter and possess his body anytime he falls asleep. When he appears in the present storyline, he reveals that at one point he had a metal plate installed on his skull to avoid possession without this trope.
-->[[AC:can't sleep can't sleep can't sleep can't sleep]]
26th Nov '16 3:04:08 PM kaos42
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* In an episode of ''TheFlintstones'', Wilma, Betty and Barney are led to [[spoiler:falsely]] believe Fred has an ailment that will kill him if he falls asleep. Also, he must not be informed of this or he'll die too. The gang uses increasingly creative methods to keep Fred awake.
15th Oct '16 9:10:31 PM nombretomado
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* In the TheFearMythos blog Blog/TheMindOfTheNightmare, Devin Shaw has been unable to sleep since The Rake visited him one night, causing him to flee for his life. Only half a bottle of Nyquil together with extreme sleep deprivation finally gave him a few hours of rest.

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* In the TheFearMythos Franchise/TheFearMythos blog Blog/TheMindOfTheNightmare, Devin Shaw has been unable to sleep since The Rake visited him one night, causing him to flee for his life. Only half a bottle of Nyquil together with extreme sleep deprivation finally gave him a few hours of rest.
20th Aug '16 2:10:46 PM LadyEvil
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* Goddam bedbugs! Not fatal, but creepy and uncomfortable.
26th Jul '16 10:54:23 PM PaulA
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* In [[Creator/UrsulaKLeGuin Ursula Le Guin]]'s ''[[Literature/EarthseaTrilogy The Other Wind]]'', the wizard Alder is plagued by dreams of his wife in the land of the dead.
* In the ''WheelOfTime'' epic series, there is Tel'aran'rhiod, the World of Dreams. Careful Dreamers can navigate this world while they sleep to gather information or meet with each other. It's never a safe place though, because any wound or physical damage carries over to the real world, and any object can be created just by imagining it, including weapons. Occasionally ordinary people accidentally pop in while dreaming normally, usually to disappear after just a few minutes or seconds, unaware that they'd been there at all. On the other hand, sometimes hitting the ground in your dreams can end up being fatal after all...

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* In [[Creator/UrsulaKLeGuin Ursula Le Guin]]'s ''[[Literature/EarthseaTrilogy The Other Wind]]'', Creator/UrsulaKLeGuin's ''Literature/TheOtherWind'', the wizard Alder is plagued by dreams of his wife in the land of the dead.
* In the ''WheelOfTime'' ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'' epic series, there is Tel'aran'rhiod, the World of Dreams. Careful Dreamers can navigate this world while they sleep to gather information or meet with each other. It's never a safe place though, because any wound or physical damage carries over to the real world, and any object can be created just by imagining it, including weapons. Occasionally ordinary people accidentally pop in while dreaming normally, usually to disappear after just a few minutes or seconds, unaware that they'd been there at all. On the other hand, sometimes hitting the ground in your dreams can end up being fatal after all...
22nd Jul '16 3:43:25 PM Dutchtica
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' dealt with a recurring villain named Morpheus the Dream Demon (related to the Greek god of dreams InNameOnly) who could attack victims in their sleep and inflict them with eternal nightmares, simply ForTheEvulz.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' dealt with a recurring villain named Morpheus Morphio the Dream Demon (related to the Greek god of dreams InNameOnly) who could attack victims in their sleep and inflict them with eternal nightmares, simply ForTheEvulz.
16th Jul '16 12:20:15 PM nombretomado
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* {{Catherine}} revolves around Vincent, the protagonist, along with many other men, being pulled into a dream world where [[EverythingIsTryingToKillYou everything is trying to kill him]] because he cheated on his girlfriend.
* ''GrandiaII'' features a sidequest with the demon hunters shacking up in Mirumu, a town where people are becoming trapped in their sleep. This is a long sidequest and will take some figuring out: Apparently, a flock of [[{{Oculothorax}} Eyeball Bat]]s are attaching themselves to peoples' faces at night, making them dream of a garden paradise which they never want to leave. The heroes seemingly take out the nest of monsters in the catacombs beneath town -- but the real culprit is the MonsterProgenitor, which is hiding [[spoiler:inside a little girl]].

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* {{Catherine}} ''VideoGame/{{Catherine}}'' revolves around Vincent, the protagonist, along with many other men, being pulled into a dream world where [[EverythingIsTryingToKillYou everything is trying to kill him]] because he cheated on his girlfriend.
* ''GrandiaII'' ''VideoGame/GrandiaII'' features a sidequest with the demon hunters shacking up in Mirumu, a town where people are becoming trapped in their sleep. This is a long sidequest and will take some figuring out: Apparently, a flock of [[{{Oculothorax}} Eyeball Bat]]s are attaching themselves to peoples' faces at night, making them dream of a garden paradise which they never want to leave. The heroes seemingly take out the nest of monsters in the catacombs beneath town -- but the real culprit is the MonsterProgenitor, which is hiding [[spoiler:inside a little girl]].
14th Jul '16 1:33:11 PM DarkHunter
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* Karkat of ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' warns all the other trolls to stay awake, or else they will have to face the Horrorterrors.

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* Karkat of ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' warns all the other trolls to stay awake, or else they will have to face the Horrorterrors.Horrorterrors (who actually aren't malevolent, Karkat's just really scared of them). He himself has refused to sleep for nearly a month, the only rest he's gotten being a couple of occasions where he was knocked out.
2nd May '16 1:18:05 PM Chabal2
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* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40K'': One Chapter of Loyalist Marines started hearing their victims screams in their sleep. This being less than helpful for restful slumber, they quickly fell to Chaos.
19th Dec '15 3:55:22 AM Dravencour
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