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Does John Gilbert Exist?

by Christopher T. Dabrowski

Translated from Polish by Julia Mraczny


I am under the odd impression that John Gilbert exists, although he shouldn't. Yes, I dream that I'm him periodically, but until now I thought he was merely a creation of my mind, but... Lately, when dreaming I was in his body, I spoke to his wife, who said:

"John, you are sleepwalking a lot. I'm concerned. Also, you recently said: 'I'm not John, I'm Alan.'"

Okay, it could be a dream, but I often sleepwalk, and yesterday my wife told me that I said:

"I'm not Alan, I'm John".

Is it possible that sleepwalking is an entanglement of alternative realities?


© 2022 Christopher T. Dabrowski

Christopher T. Dabrowski has published in many places:
USA: "Escape" (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press), "Anomaly" (2020 - Royal Hawaiian Press)
Spain:"La fuga" (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press), "Anomalia" (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press)
Germany: "Die Anomalie" (2020 - Der Romankiosk)
Poland: "Deathbirth" (2008 - Armoryka publishing house),
"Anima vilis" (2010 - Initium publishing house),
"Grobbing" (2012 - Novae Res publishing house),
"Deathbirth and other stories" (2012 & 2017 - Agharta & Armoryka publishing house),
"Z życia Dr Abble" (2013 - Agharta publishing house),
"Orgazmokalipsa" (2016 - Alternatywne publishing house),
"Anomalia" (2016 - Forma publishing house),
"Ucieczka" (2017 - Dom Horroru publishing house) &
"Nie w inność" (2019 - Waspos publishing house.)
He has contributed to anthologies published in the USA, England, Australia, Canada, Poland, Russia, Germany & India, and has stories in PLAYBOY in the Slovak, USA, English, Czech , Russian, Brasilian, Spanish, Argentinian, German, Italian, Hungarian, Mexican, Albanian, & Nigerian editions.

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