Vampire’s Baby

You are a vampire and are visiting one of your vampire friends. She’s telling you about her new baby but you think she’s crazy. Vampires don’t have babies. So she takes you to the baby’s room but all that’s there is an empty stroller.

A vacuum starts mysteriously and roars towards you. She takes this as a warning and pulls you out a window. She cries they must have taken the baby.

You’re not sure who but you’re now sure you’re being chased you go in a hospital to hide there helping some of the children. It are soon found out. They chase you to the roof where you find yourself surrounded by the vampire authority. Apparently having babies is forbidden.

Many are on hover bikes and your friend had her own stashed on the roof. It’s an older model that looks like a white Harley.

Finding yourself surrounded and without transportation you grab at the closest man on a bike and throw him off. This one is two toned white and tan and elongated egg shaped. Definitely an improved version. You do circles around your pursuers then ride with your friend over rooftops and out into open fields.


The Tiny Farmer

You work on a farm with what you thought was a decent family. Near the far edge of two separate fields lives other farmer families except these are tiny.

The small farmers don’t take up much land or do much harm and you speak with them often. One day you hear there is a new law against helping tiny people and the farmer decides to eradicate them.

You are too late to help one but make your feelings known only to have a mob come after you. You jump in your white pickup and nearly run some of them over as you wheel around. You go out to the remaining tiny farm to give them supplies and warn them.

But you’re trapped. There’s only hills one one side and the mob on the other. So you hide out. At first the large pasture is enough but eventually you must find another place. Inside the large farm house you find a dark corner they hardly go in but is in direct site of the kitchen table. The shadows are not enough as you grab an old daily calendar the farmer had on his desk. You write little notes from God to the farmer on scraps you make from it and hide them for him to find.

You try to stay out of sight and are helped by one of the farmers friends. He tells you about the trap door to the basement but when you open it it’s filled to the brim with canned and packaged food.

So you hide behind a vending machine hidden by it and an old couch you do all right until the guy helping you has to move the vending machine. He feels bad and tries to tell you to hide in the back but you don’t move.

Now you’re exposed. What do you do next?

Dogs, Cupcakes, and Battery

Not sure what kind of story it would make but I thought it strange. My dog has killed several opossum lately and so…

You go into your backyard as you hear your dog running around like his tail was on fire. You go out there to find him shaking some poor animal to death. Looking around you see two baby platapi half buried. Takes you a bit to figure out what they are due to you never seeing one before. You then spot a large lizard perhaps an iguana hiding between some weeds. It seems to know your dog is on a war path. Another small animal scurries by some sort of rodent. You go back to the lizard but it’s gone. In its place are its babies which are kind of cartoonish. They are all head and tail with wide mouths and bug eyes. One jumps from the ground to your chest. It thinks you’re it’s momma. You try to put it back in its hole with the others but it doesn’t want to go.

You go inside to see if there is a way to rid yourself of it. You walk into the store room of a bakery. You drool over the cupcakes but avoid temptation. You move into the store proper finding a long line there for the ultra expensive baked goods. You take a small one on your way out into the school.

There are many teenagers wearing a shirt with what looks like a red and orange battery that glows. In the hallway you meet a woman that acts sweet but you know better. She snaps at a couple kids in the hall for not having some religious article. Then tries to gather everyone with a “power” shirt so they can “charge” together.

You roll your eyes and head out of there. Just as you think you’re escaping past the large courtyard with long round steps and a fence surrounding it the lady is on the loudspeaker calling you back.


Not a dream but with flu season coming the conspiracy theorist in me woke up. Around here you can get the flu vaccine for free at multiple places. In some cases they are fairly insistent.

So it got me thinking why are they pushing it. This would make an interesting sci-fi story. Does it contain a control chip some sterilizing agent or something much worse? And perhaps they hunt down those that refuse.

Is it from the point of view of one of those that doesn’t vaccinate or one that does? Is it really a conspiracy or just a big mistake? The details are up to you.

Leaving the Light

Some of you might be aware of my ongoing vampire novel Leaving the Light and book 2 Season of Darkness.


I walked through a stream carrying a tray of food.  The cement bank was crowded with people who snatched at the tray and myself.  The room was dark but I could see their teeth clearly enough.  Why would vampires eat normal food? I thought to myself.

The handsome man held me in his arms, I didn’t want him to let go.  I didn’t fear him like the others and I wanted to be with him always.  “You have to do it,” I begged.

“I can’t,” he replied solumnly, “the king said it was not to be me.”

Another large scarier looking man, dark with large fangs sat on a couch and gestured me to sit next to him.  I did what he requested and sat then put my head on his lap when he asked me to.  Slowly, he leaned over and bit into my neck.


This was the original dream I had, as much as I can remember 20 years later anyway.  I still see these scene quite clearly and they are what this series was built off of.  An entire universe created from just a few short words and strange images in a dream that didn’t last very long.  While this one I’m asking you not to use for yourself all others in Dream Inspirations I offer freely hoping you too can create a universe from a dream.

If you’re interested to read more about Leaving the Light, I have recently added a site here on wordpress dedicated to the series which you can find conveniently a link here or on the menu.

Leaving the Light


You literally fall into a strange castle where chess pieces, large and round, are alive. You must avoid them before they jump on you. They move near the castle wall while you and your friends try to avoid them. Some move into recesses in the wall and become inactive. You see a portal open before you that you can escape through and you just make it in before one lands on top of it. You make it but you wind up in the middle of a open court where there are more of these giants. There’s more portals but they’re inactive just holes covered by a grate.

When a chess piece is about to land on you. You scream “reset.”   One after another you run for the portals as fast as you can and just land on another square.  You watch as your friend gets squished and you yell “reset”.  After some time you figure the only way out is to yell “Game Over,” but it doesn’t work.  No variation does until you find a way to destroy the game pieces.