Fever Dream

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A fever dream is a state usually brought on by sickness and/or drugs. The trope allows its victim to experience a variety of things, including a glimpse into the future, sexual scenarios that haven't happened, premonitions and various warnings, and mystical situations.

In Canon

In Fanon

  • In Golden Haze by Annabelle Leigh, Blair's experience with Golden causes him to explore his subconscious and alerts Jim that he wants to be more than friends.
  • plenty of examples in Beauty and the Beast
  • The Brady Bunch Hour is Such a Pain, a fanfic in which the Brady Bunch variety hour spinoff is a fever dream of Jan's while she's suffering from a severe migraine.