Comedian spoilers for «The Sandman» observe.
The following quantity of «The Sandman,» «Dream Nation,» collects 4 stand-alone tales, one among which is «A Midsummer Evening’s Dream,» the story Neil Gaiman is most excited to adapt. It tracks a efficiency of the Shakespeare play for which the viewers is the very fairies it is about. Additionally included is «Calliope,» the story of a Muse imprisoned by a failing author, which was really teased by Gaiman some time again, initially making it appear as if it could be part of season 1. The opposite two tales are «A Dream of a Thousand Cats,» the place we see the Dream King from a feline perspective, and «Façade,» a tragic story about what turned of Urania Blackwell, aka Factor Woman. It might make sense for every to be stand-alone episodes.
«Dream Nation» is nice, but it surely’s quantity 4, «Season of Mists,» the place issues really begin to get fascinating. The season 1 finale was positively organising this story, which sees Lucifer vacate Hell. He decides at hand the duty to Morpheus, realizing all too nicely that it’s going to solely deliver him hassle. Along with his personal realm to fret about, Dream should go the Key to Hell on to another person, and there are not any scarcity of volunteers to take over.
The story additionally introduces the remainder of the Limitless, save Destruction, who had beforehand deserted his realm. What occurred way back between Dream and Nada unfolds as nicely. You could keep in mind her as the girl briefly launched in episode 4 when Morpheus was escorted previous her cell very a lot on function. She and Morpheus had been as soon as in love, at the very least till he sentenced her to Hell. Morpheus could also be dreamy, however he is the worst boyfriend ever!