The Sandman: The Dream Hunters by Neil Gaiman

The Sandman: The Dream Hunters

The Sandman #Prose novella

Neil Gaiman with Yoshitaka Amano (Illustrator)

fiction comics fantasy adventurous dark reflective slow-paced

128 pages | first published 1999


A fox who wins a monk's temple to use as her den falls in love with the cleric and bargains with the Japanese bringer of dreams to protect the monk from his enemy, the lord of a neighboring estate.
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