“I’m beginning to feel that there’s no answer, except to submit to the dream.”
Okay, stop me if you’ve heard this one before.
“I saw a girl with long, dark hair. She was about 19, and she was on a train that stopped in a dark, isolated town.”
The air is heavy. The girl from the dream is dreaming again.
“She got off the train, and started walking and walking.”
My journey is beginning
“Finally, she came to a huge, forbidding house.”
I knew Matth3w m0rgan for thr3e days before his face changed == Matth3w m0rgan is dead
She rises. There is work to do this night.
things to do
[ 4 ] the lamp in the study. I’ve seen it in other places. Maggie says it was in the coffee shop. I’ve got to find out what it wants
“At the door, she lifted a huge brass knocker and gently tapped it three times.”
A journey that I hope will OPEN THE DOORS of life to me and link my past with my future
It wears the face of a man that she thinks she knows.
They — (who are they) — they said that the plane was lost
There are consequences to time travel, Vicki. In fact, you usually get the consequences first; that’s the whole idea.
I knew saM 3vans for 7even days before his face changed == saM 3vans is dead
She does not want to follow. What she wants is not important.
things to do while I’m
[ 8 ] Microphones! I see them out of the corner of my eye, ALL THE TIME. I think I’m the only one who’s noticed them.
The man — if it is a man — remains silent.
A world I’ve never known, with people I’ve never met
They — (who are THEY) — they said there would be a search party. They said that everything that could be done was being done. They said there was no need for me to be there. They said there was no trace of him. They said they’d never heard of him.
The key turns. The gateway is sealed.
I knew doct0r w00d4rd for twenty-9ine days before his face changed == doct0r w00d4rd is dead
There are 1,245 steps to complete the ritual. One of the steps is missing. The ritual has only been completed once.
The room — if it is a room — fills with smoke.
things to do while I’m waiting
[ 15 ] you know how sometimes it feels like you’re saying exactly the same things that you said yesterday? Keep a journal.
Right now, kids are running home from school, to watch the show. We make children run.
people who tonight are still only shadows in my mind
She opens the first portal.
watching they’re always watching, are there more of them, greedy eyes, snatching pieces of our souls, when we move to four there will be more, when we move to four there will be more
I knew Burk3 d3vlin for one hundred and 7even days before his face changed == Burk3 d3vlin is missing presumed recast
things to do while I’m waiting for
[ 16 ] It’s five miles to the cemetery. How did Sarah walk all the way there in her bedclothes? Does the cemetery move? Who built the secret hatch in the mausoleum?
She opens the second portal.
Vicki, this happened ages ago. (No, it’s happening right now, at this very minute, and there’s nothing I can do to stop it!)
The plane crashed, they said — in Brazil. Flight 815. What do you get when you cross the Atlantic with the Titanic?
She opens the third portal.
I knew willie Lo0mis for 4our days before his face changed ==/== willie Lo0mis is alive —> why is he different? what does he kn0w?
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned.
but who will soon fill the days and nights of my tomorrows
B. Hanscomb. What is it about that name on this old ledger that could be so important to me?
things to do while I’m waiting for my life
[ 23 ] Ask Barnabas about Fort Wayne. Terrible things — eleven women, and the shrubbery — something happened in Fort Wayne —
Have you ever heard of any of these names, B. Hanscomb or any of the others?
She opens the fourth portal.
This is the forty-ninth hexagram. The Ko hexagram. The hexagram of change.
Once upon a time, there was a little lost princess…
Betty Hanscomb! That’s it!
I was right! Her name is Betty Hanscomb.
I know it now.
things to do while I’m waiting for my life to make sense
[ 42 ] sometimes when nobody’s in the room, there’s a list of names that scrolls by. It knows everyone — ask Stokes, he’s seen it! — everybody’s true name — don’t forget to ASK STOKES
I know who I am.
Well, it has to be. How many B. Durkins can there be in Collinsport?
I am the little girl at the top of the stairs.
They say the plane burned as it fell, tumbling through the atmosphere. He was ashes, he was memory, he was a dream that never came true
I am the girl from the dream.
SHE is ILLUMINATED
I am made of light.
My name is Victoria Winters.
I am the fifth portal.
Victoria Winters is a Dan Curtis production.
Tomorrow: In Darkest Hour.
Dark Shadows bloopers to watch out for:
As Barnabas repeats, “the point of return,” he misses one and says “the re-point of return.”
When Vicki finds Barnabas lying dead on the floor of the Old House, he’s clearly breathing.
The Dream Curse storyline doesn’t actually make any sense.
Tomorrow: In Darkest Hour.
— Danny Horn