Undercurrent | E. Christopher Clark

Undercurrent

The Undercurrent is the deepest part of The River Without End. Sometimes called heaven and sometimes called hell, it would be more accurate to call it the collective unconscious. It is where the dead go to rest, where the living go to dream, and where the fading memories of universes come and gone are kept.

 

This is the final destination of Bateau de la Mort, the source of the supernatural power of dream manipulation, and the port from which the six hundred antagonists sail.

Alternative Name(s)
Heaven, Hell, The Collective Unconscious
Type
Plane of Existence
Location under

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Dec 5, 2023 14:05 by Dr Emily Vair-Turnbull

Ooo, short and slightly spooky. I love it.

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Dec 5, 2023 14:45 by E. Christopher Clark

Thanks! I may or may not have been inspired, unconsciously, by the episode of The Sandman I watched last night.

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Dec 5, 2023 16:06 by Chris L

Short and sweet. The nightmares definitely have to have somewhere to live!


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Dec 5, 2023 17:53 by E. Christopher Clark

Yep, and this helped me solve the problem of "where are the ferryman taking the dead?" problem, since one side of the River is Eden and one side is the regular world. Shades of "Pirates of the Caribbean" here, I realize, with where they have to go to get Jack Sparrow back, but I like those movies.

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