Sometimes a dream provides pertinent information concerning an individual's health and well-being, while resonating with denied memories. These dreams constitute a timeless vision of the future, while guiding the soul through periods of darkness and despair. In ESCAPE FROM OBLIVION, author Kim Kacoroski examines an archetypal horror and through the wisdom of a young woman, determined to restore balance to her life. The heroine learns what matters in life is an individual’s response to reality, because it generally reaffirms the undying human spirit.From an early age, Carrie develops the skills needed to console herself and find peace in life-threatening situations. Too young to understand the meaning of death, she plays with the shadows of the night. Armed with fortitude, she comes to understand the literal significance of the skeleton in the closet. Gaining confidence as a young woman, she begins to confront her fears and free herself from a dangerous secret. Her internal code brings her academic and social success, but she finds that it falls short in answering the questions which elude her. Through her suffering, she reaches inside her own heart to understand the true meaning of compassion, which she seeks for herself and others in a violent, chaotic world.A deeply moving novel, ESCAPE FROM OBLIVION, is a compelling story about survival, choosing to heal one’s wounded soul and personally confronting universal demons powerful enough to destroy. This fictionalized study of abuse, denial and awareness demonstrates the courage we somehow find when it is most needed and is an impressive showing of how the human spirit survives the most heinous forms of abuse.