She awoke from the nightmare she'd had every night since being dragged off Anshan.
The thought of an eternity with someone incapable of caring for her was a nightmare beyond those she had already lived.
He was warm and solid at her back, the only thing capable of grounding her in the nightmare of a world she lived in.
Larminie cited an instance of a rhyme current in the Orkneys as a charm against nightmare, which confuses Arthur with Siegfried and his winning of the Valkyr.
I don't want to place anyone in harm's way by holding back information but Julie is part of this nightmare and I want to keep peace if possible.
That thought coupled with her nightmare made her even angrier at not being able to eat.
The feeling of the angel's soft, cold hand in his own reminded Rhyn of the first thing he'd touched in Hell that hadn't been stone. Gabriel had brought him a book with a worn, leather-like cover, and he'd lost himself dwelling on the sensation of buttery leather under his fingertips after the hazy nightmare that had been his existence in Hell.
It's kind of like when you wake up from a terrible nightmare, and then something happens to remind you of it.
It is a nightmare and nothing more, but a nightmare of the most extraordinary verisimilitude and poetical power.
Gabriel's words and her nightmare haunted her, reminded her she couldn't let herself fall in love with him now.
She spent the night waiting for the nightmare world to end and dressed the next morning with an undertaker's solemnity.
Her hand dropped from her eyes to reveal a furry, fanged monster from a nightmare framed against the light.
Connor's description of being in the holding cell 'losing his mind and living a nightmare' accurately described his feelings.
He wasn't a nightmare or vision—this much she knew.