By ccraft 9 Comments
I fell asleep on the couch watching old Godzilla movies, I literally had the scariest dream that I ever have had or will have... Let me give you a bit of background info first before I talk about the dream.
I just want to add I think I have Confusional Arousals, also known as sleep drunkenness, it means I sometimes wake up in a confused state, half awake half asleep. I diagnosed myself with this "sleep disorder", I have no way of knowing if I really have this or not, I haven't been diagnosed by a real doctor yet, I just know I experience the same symptoms. I used to think I had Night Terrors, which is a worst sleep disorder, but I was wrong. Okay back to my story.
About 4 nights ago, someone knocks on my door, it is roughly around 12am. I get off the couch, entered the right door in, walked across the kitchen, I open the door to find a man and a kid standing on the steps of the back porch, they claim to have been lost while hunting and needed a ride back to their car. It was a man and his son, both dressed in camouflage, probably had guns, but I didn't see them. I could only see the son's face, his father was behind him with a headband which included a light attachment, so I couldn't see his face. It's 12am so I cautiously declined and gave them directions on how to get back to their car, which was about 1 hour walk from my house, I live in a rural area, no one would have been able to hear my screams, if I were screaming... Okay, maybe my landlord/neighbor could hear me screaming, but their pretty old and they live down the road a bit...
Anyways back to my story. Two days later I find out the same 2 people went to my landlord's house but gave them a completely different story. I start to think these people were wanting to rob my house, or rob me while I was on the road taking them back to their car, or worse... I begin to think what could have happened to me if I accepted to give them a ride, could I have ended up a victim found in a lake a few weeks later, I watch a lot of Forensic Files... I try not to think about it much, until tonight...
I was laying on the couch, with a few pillows under my head, instead of laying flat my upper body and head was at an incline, this is important trust me. The couch isn't comfortable, and with my head at an incline, I believe my heart, at a relaxed state, wasn't pumping "enough" blood to my brain, when I woke up from this terrifying dream the back of my head was tingling, When I woke I couldn't differentiate between reality and my dream. I was literally freaking out I almost called the police... Okay I'm getting ahead of myself.
Now to discuss my dream, I was dreaming I was in my house it, felt so real every little detail was correct... I was laying on the couch in the living room, my eyes were extremely blurry, as if I had crust in them. I was still on the couch looking around with my vision still fuzzy, I saw a door to my left, it was cracked with a faint blue light seeping threw the edge of the door, I thought it was my brother inside the room (he lives with our mother now), I look to my right the kitchen light was out. I always leave the kitchen light on when I go to sleep. I go to flip the switch, the light bulb was broken, I hear something on the outside of the door that leads to the outside, I was standing in a dark room, I tried to unscrew the bulb as fast as I can, but the door flung open and something entered the kitchen.
I was attacked by an unknown assailant, I was taken to the ground, they dragged me across the floor, taking me outside. The moon lit up the outside, it was calm, but eerie. As the wind caressed the grass, no wind could be heard. I could see all around me as they drag me down a hill toward the edge of the woods . I broke free and tried to run to my house. As I ran I could see them behind me, standing there, motionless, in the middle between my yard and the woods, they were standing in the tall grass, everything was lit up by the moon, except these 2 people.
I felt as if was running in slow motion,the house not getting any closer as I ran, helplessly too slow to be able to escape from my certain doom. I could feel the agonizing terror that plagued my mind, as if this was real, instead of a nightmare. I make it into my house, I fix the light, and turned it on. I go to lay down on the couch to sleep, I wake up from the dream (I think), or I dreamt I went to sleep and woke up. Anyways I rolled over, back facing the two doors, trying to get comfortable, I fall back to sleep only to find I'm still in this dream, the fear of those 2 black figures still has a presence within the dream. I'm laying on the couch I look to my left, door is still cracked with a faint blue light hitting the edge of the door, I look to my right to find the kitchen light off. I call out to my brother yelling at him for turning the light off, no answer.
I hear a noise coming from the kitchen, no, from the outside door. I unknowingly begin to wake up from my nightmare, half a wake and half a sleep (sleep drunkenness), I still hear the noise from the kitchen, the door creaks open slowly, I'm awake, my heart about to jump out of my chest, while I'm frozen on the couch. I slowly roll over looking into the kitchen, the light is on, I get up from the couch thinking someone just broke in, I look to my left and the door is wide open. Did someone just walk from the kitchen into the living room, right by me, and entered the door to the left? I look threw the door to the left, paused in an upright position on the couch, waiting for someone to reveal himself from behind that wall, the bathroom light was the only light on. I grab the phone about to call 911, I start to come to my senses, I begin to ask myself - was it all just a dream, and if so did I really hear the door being opened? Paranoia has a slight grip on me still, every noise I hear startles me, how can I possibly fall back to sleep now?
So that's my story, this happened about 5 hours ago, I went to sleep at 8pm woke up from my nightmare at 10pm. Thoughts?
Sorry for any grammar mistakes, I'm pretty tired.