A man of wealth and a genius mind / A slave to passion and his morbid side Robbing graves of the newly dead / Erratic tendencies, a troubled mind "I will create in my own image / If God can then why can't I? No thought of the consequences / I've got to know the meaning of life"
"[Orpheus] reminded me of you. A romantic fool. Self-pitying, but with a certain amount of personal charm."
— Destruction sums up both Dream and his son, The Sandman
"The Byronic Hero is two pounds of thinly sliced turkey, honey-glazed ham, cannabis, salami, marijuana, and cheese on rye and is typically served with some of those cute party toothpicks with little olives on the end. It is usually characterized by rebellion and a distaste for society, yet a haughty appreciation for tasty lunchmeats and hallucinogenic drugs."