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Old 07-06-17, 11:12 AM   #111
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Re: Ness' Sandman First Read

They're both. Try not to let the dichotomy mess with your head too much.
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Old 07-11-17, 08:52 PM   #112
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So naybe im getting too wrapped up in the metaphors? Should i really be viewing each of the characters as actual people rather than the personification of abstract concepts?
There's actually some overlap between their spheres if you look at them as abstractions. They work better, IMO, as human-like but with abstraction-related day jobs. And how important each Endless is to their responsibilities seems to vary, though we don't know what would have happened in our world if The Prodigal hadn't gone all hippy. All we know is that, with Morpheus imprisoned, some denizens of his realm caused problems (like Gob and Brute did) and others (like Fiddler's Green) helped out.
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