Darcy Hayward, with the assent of her therapist, decides to use the dubiously-effective method of lucid dreaming to explore her own subconscious, hoping it will help her come to terms with her neuroatypicality, as well as maybe give her some insight as to her sudden spates of sleepwalking, nightmares, and amnesiac spells.
- Ambiguous Disorder: Averted. Given the Recounted By The Main Characters nature of the Mythos, most of Darcy's problems are merely supernatural extensions of the author's own, very real, struggles.
- Dream Weaver: Sort of. Darcy tries (with varying degrees of success) to create and influence her own dreams, but has no control over anyone else's.
- Spirit Advisor: Given that most lucid dreamers tell of dream characters serving thusly, Darcy briefly assumes her "Friend" is this. It doesn't go well...