Destruction of The Endless abandoned his realm 300 years ago. Failing to convince her other siblings to help, Delirium gets Dream to help her look for their brother.
They travel through the waking world, but bad things happen to those around them and others who were once acquainted with Destruction. Finally, they must consult a family oracle, setting up the finale of the saga.
Contains a few words by Neil Gaiman, and an afterword by Peter Straub.