Adam wakes up from a nightmare - or has he woken up *into* a nightmare? Everything is twisted: He's the captain of the football team and running for student body president, Watch is a geek he never talks to, Sally is his ex-girlfriend (and a cheerleader), and Ann (or Annabeth, as she calls herself) is his girlfriend. He tries to find out why he's in this strange realm, but his "therapist" doesn't help - she's Madeline Templeton. She tells him that the stone he carries (the Raven's Eye) is his anchor in this "fantasy world" he's created since losing his mom two years ago, and that he should give up the stone to get healthy. When he can't seem to find any other answers as to why his world has taken this terrible turn, and he begins to believe that maybe this weird dream is his new reality, he almost does give the Raven's Eye to the therapist. Then at the last minute, he smashes the stone to bits and suddenly sees some creepy catacombs around him instead of the therapist's office. The ...
Billie Rae Bates / BRBTV/edited by statmanjeff
Did You Know?
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[Adam holds the Raven's Eye
That anchor ties you to your world of dreams. Adam, as long as you hold onto it, this real world, instead of being a place of love and acceptance, becomes a place where people betray you, where your father turns into some kind of a goblin, and your girlfriend's noodles turn into a plate of worms. Ask yourself this, Adam: "Is this the kind of world I want to live in?"