June 24, 2014 Dream Journal Entry
It’s been a very busy work period since my last dream journal entry. Working on multiple projects staying up late and loosing a lot of sleep in favour of working every free moment I have on completing these projects as quickly as possible which means… no time to blog dream entries. Which is too bad as some of the dreams have been very incredible lucid ones and even with minimal sleep, 4-5 hours a night, I am still able to have quite an nice abundance of dreaming.
One lucid dream took place in Las Vegas, and I was so elated that here I was in a lucid dream on South Las Vegas Blvd near the Bellagio.
It was absolutely beautiful and full of the vivid Vegas lights and colors. I decided to fly down the strip which completely filled me with a sense of joy, fun and adventure. It was a genuine mini lucid-dream vacation.
Why I decided to blog todays dream is because it really demonstrates just how powerful our ability to dream can be at bringing alive the world of imagination. Take movies, comic books and video games as a form of entertainment then strap that level of content into a first-person dream-world and you have todays dream-worthy post.
Dream 1: The Infinity Gems
In this dream, I am looking at my hand and willfully create the six Infinity Gems. The Infinity Gems are part of the Marvel Universe which grant the bearer of these gems infinite power. Here is a synopsis of the gems from Wikipedia.
|Name||Color||Powers and capabilities|
|Soul||Green||Allows the user to steal, control, manipulate and alter souls, living or dead, and is the gateway to an idyllic pocket universe. The Soul Gem is sentient and has a hunger for souls.|
|Time||Orange||Allows the user total control over the past, present and future. Allows time travel, can age and de-age beings and also be used as a weapon by trapping enemies or entire universes in unending loops of time. Also at full potential grants Omniscience.|
|Space||Purple||Allows the user to exist in any or all locations, move any object anywhere throughout reality and warp or rearrange space. At full potential it grants Omnipresence.|
|Mind||Blue||Allows the user to greatly strengthen and enhance mental and psionic power and access the thoughts and dreams of other beings. Backed by the Power Gem, the Mind Gem can access all minds in existence simultaneously. When searching for it, the Illuminati apparently discovered that the Mind Gem was the personification of the universal subconscious.|
|Reality||Yellow||Allows the user to fulfill wishes, even if the wish is in direct contradiction with scientific laws. Occasionally stated to be the most ‘dangerous’ of the Gems if wielded without the other Gems to keep its reality-altering powers from accidentally surging out of control. During the storyline where The Hood had control of the object, it at one point rapidly cycled through multiple alternative universes (apparently showing its ability to not only control reality, but travel to and through different realities as well).|
|Power||Red||Accesses all power and energy that ever has or will exist, and can boost the other gems’ effects. Allows the user to duplicate almost any physical superhuman ability and grants Omnipotence.|
Each Infinity Gem grows out of my right hand on the top knuckle of each finger, and the purple gem grew out of the middle of the top of my hand. All of this was followed with a surge of power and energy crackles around my hand and body. I feel absolutely unlimited and god-like and kind of lean back a bit with my fists to raised to shoulder length and just surge with power.
The power is absolutely overwhelming, so I turn it down and look at each gem embedded in the flesh of my hand with all their vibrant colors. I could see cosmic clouds inside of each gem slowly swirling as if each of them contained their own Universe.
Now that I have absolute infinite power, what was I going to do. It seemed to present an immediate problem that I hadn’t really thought of. What does one do with the power to do absolutely anything?
My thoughts were that I could use this power to help other people and make reality a better place for all to live in. In the dream, I had a friend who had been wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he didn’t commit. Thus, freeing him would be a noble and just thing so I teleport (forget flying) to the prison cell where he is at.
He is shocked to see me appear and is somewhat fearful. “How did you get in here? Why are you in prison?”
“I’ve come to free you.” I tell him. “And I am going to grant you the power to fly and run at near light speed so that no one can catch you again.”.
I point my hand infused with infinite power drawn from the six Infinity Gems and a beam of mystical energy envelops him and his body absorbs it. I turn around and dissolve the prison bars and clearing a path for him to escape. He runs like the Flash from DC comics and bolts out of the prison travelling like a streak.
I teleport outside the prison next to him and he leaps up to the sky and blasts off a remarkable speeds. Again, I have to teleport to his location and he’s now at an abandoned industrial section of a city learning to control his power.
We talk about what he can do and I tell him that no only can he travel fast but his body will adjust to absorb the kinetic impact should he crash into anything. He decides that he wants to also help people and use his power for the better good. Thus, a new super-hero is born.
When that need to help this friend was fulfilled, I was back to contemplating what I wanted to do next with all of this power. Knowing that I could create and have anything that I desired made me really desire nothing at all. I was satisfied in knowing that just such a possibility existed and that was good enough.
I go for a walk down a city street looking at it knowing at a whim I could change it into anything that I wanted which only made me want to keep it as it was. I looked at the sculpted architecture of the buildings and the people walking about, it was already perfect in it’s own unique way. Why change it, and affect the will of others I thought? Again, I was just satisfied knowing that if I really wanted to, I could but it was better to just let things be as they were.
One of the interesting effects of this dream simulating the infinity gems was that I was also picking up the thoughts and emotions of people. I could feel their anger, jealousy, fear, love etc. I could hear their surface thoughts if I focused on a person.
This is where I pick up the jealous emotions of one Mephisto, who is a demon character in the Marvel comics. He desires nothing more than to get these gems from me. So the dream takes a nice plot twist. I can sense him and even see him peering into me wanting that absolute power. He decides to send his daughter after me, Mephista.
Mephista appears on the street in a swirl of energy as she teleports from Mephisto’s realm. She’s invisible to others, but I can see her because she is focusing on me and the power of the infinity gems immediately registers when someone focuses their intent my way.
She is wildly beautiful and is wearing a white short cut dress with a belt. She’s like a Succubus with dark black wings and horns, with black flowing hair that is animated as she surges with her own kind of cosmic energy.
I turn and look at her, which catches her off guard as I believe she thinks she is supposed to be invisible. Startled and not sure what to do next, she asks me, “You can see me?”
“Yes. I saw you before you left your father’s realm when you made the decision to come after me.”
“Then you know what I want?” she asks.
“You want the Infinity Gems. But they are not yours for the taking.” I tell her.
She looks at me, uncertain as to what she can do. After all, I have more power at this point than she does and it seems like she realizes it.
“What are you going to do with all that power?” she asks me.
“Nothing, I am going to keep it safe and use it sparingly and only if needed.” I tell her.
“Isn’t there anything you really desire? You can have anything you want, control who ever you want. You mean to do nothing with it?” she asks.
“Just because you have power, doesn’t mean you should use it. There are a lot of people who could get hurt and I would much rather help those people have a better life.” I tell her.
She walks up to me, now with the only power she thinks she has, which is seduction. She looks into my eyes and tries to be like a friendly flirty succubus. She runs her finger down my face, “Surely you can spare just a little of that power.”
She looks down at my hand infused with the gems and her eyes fill with a wild power lust and she smiles madly. “Can I have just one of those gems?” she asks, trying her best to use some kind of seduction power on me.
“You’re just going to hurt people with it. Look how unique and amazing everyone is, with such power it’s better to just let things be as they are. Why put your needs before the needs of others?” I ask her.
I’m giving off this very strong wave of love and compassion which she picks up. Amplified by the power of the Infinity Gems obviously, this causes her to finally realize that hurting others was always the wrong thing to do. She has this total epiphany and betrays her father and as laughable as it it, falls in love with me.
So here I am, Infinity Gems in one hand, the dark beautiful daughter of one of Marvel’s most fierce demons now standing firmly at my side who has turned from the darkness towards the light in an absolutely stunning personality transformation. Mephisto on the other hand is furious and comes back into the picture as I can feel his anger and hate growing towards me and now his daughter. He cannot believe that she betrayed him and turned away but again… he realizes he does not have the power to do anything about it and feels defeated.
She gives me a big hug and holds my hand and walks with me down the street now seeing the world through my eyes in a more compassionate and loving point-of-view. She still looks like a wild demonic succubus but her face has changed from an evil look, to a kinder gentler look.
The dream reunites me with my friend who I granted super-powers too. He has joined up with a team of scientists and is now using his power for deep space exploration and mapping out the solar system.
He introduces me to a group of scientists that he’s working with. I watch as he blasts into space at hyper-speed. Then I wake up.
What a wildly imaginative dream. I didn’t wake up with the Infinity Gems unfortunately, so back to living my usually mundane and simple life but to even just dream like that and have the embodiment of such power was a really fun adventure.
I haven’t read a comic book in years, and the last time I read the Infinity Gem series was nearly 4 years ago so why today would I dream about them in such an interactive way is beyond me. I didn’t know Mephisto had a daughter and I had to google for it to get her comic name. Obviously my subconscious mind remembered and was able to conjure her up as a villainous dream character for the plot.
Well, this is what I get to do when I sleep… have amazing fun adventures in dream land. There is no other place where we can bring our imagination to life in such a vivid and wonderful way than through dreaming.