"Basil! Basil, wake up! Come on, chap, wake up!"
Basil was jerked out of his sleep by someone shouting, and he gasped and sat bolt upright in his bed. He was startled to see Dawson standing next to him, shaking him violently by the shoulder. "Dawson! W-What's going on?"
Before the doctor could answer, Mrs. Judson burst through the door. "Mr. Basil!" she cried frantically. "I thought I heard screaming! Are you alright?!"
"Yes, I'm fine," Basil replied confusedly. "Who was screaming?"
Dawson looked concerned. "You were, Basil."
"Yes. But you were asleep. I shook you, trying to wake you up, but you wouldn't stop. Are you alright?"
Basil ran a hand through his ruffled hair. He remembered the dream now. "Y-yes, I'm fine," he replied slightly embarrassed. "It was
It was only a dream. Sorry to have woken you."
Finally, Basil was able to convince the landlady that he was perfectly alright, she left the room and went back to bed. But Dawson looked at his friend a