Sunday, March 26, 2006

Dream

I woke up about 1 am from a very... dreamlike dream, for lack of a better phrasing.  Echoing corridors, mythic figures, leprechauns (don't ask).  There was one part that creeped me the hell out though.

In a hotel, there is a sitting room filled with animatronic puppets done in burnt umber and cloth like skin, having conversations amongst themselves when people pass through the room.
So I walk up to one that hasn't responded in a few minuites, and am about to touch its cheek
when it's eyes click over to me and lock with mine.
it mouths the words "I'm a machine" while making a wind up motion with its hands
and I back up and reply "I know, but that's the creepiest automated response I've ever seen"
and it nods
then goes quiet.

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