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Basic Trope: A dreaming character meets another, real character and they talk while he dreams.

  • Straight: Edwin, dreaming of a meadow, sees his old Mentor Godfrey come over it and explain to him where he is, and why Edwin must go and find the MacGuffin.
  • Exaggerated: Sleeping characters land in a Dream Land where they are always bumping into each other.
  • Downplayed: ???
  • Justified: ???
  • Inverted: Harold, a dream figure, comes out of Dream Land to warn Edwin.
  • Subverted: Edwin dreams of Godfrey and realizes that it's just a Wish Fulfillment on his part.
  • Double Subverted: Nevertheless he obeys, and Godfrey is delighted; no other student of his had obeyed, and it could have been disasterous.
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: ???
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: Godfrey uses it to communicate where the Evil Sorcerer can't overhear them.
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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