Last night, I had a nightmare that scared the living heavens out of me. I was standing in the middle of the room looking in the mirror - I was a blond girl with pigtails wearing a schoolgirl uniform, even though I have brown hair in real life and I don't even go to a school that requires a uniform. So, anyway, I could see this dark figure behind me in the mirror, like really tall, with wild black hair, huge red eyes, and a gaping mouth with huge teeth dripping blood. It looked like it was about to swallow me. I could see it in the mirror and was appropriately crying and screaming. Meanwhile, my family and friends are reflected in the mirror even though I couldn't see them next to me, and they were waving and looking happy. I felt a searing pain as the thing bit me (really: I felt pain) and I screamed really loud, and they started talking to each other and they seemed to be having fun playing games and doing things without me. As I screamed and screamed, seeing my own death reflected in the mirror. When I saw my own blood, I woke up in that cliche way, like being pulled up on a puppet string, screaming. I could taste, feel, see, hear everything that had happened and I was terrified. Why?