Dreaming (1996) #41
Written by Caitlín R. Kiernan; art by Al Davison; painted cover by Dave McKean
Part 2 of the 3-part "Foxes and Hounds." The passion driving Lucien's misguided pursuit of Echo unfolds in "The Bittersweet Scent of Opium," a flashback issue set long ago in the Waking World. Lucien remembers his courting of the psychic medium Christina ? whom Echo now eerily resembles. The ill-fated love affair holds the key to Lucien's obsession with Echo/Christina, and foreshadows an ominous ending for someone he holds dear...
MATURE READERS FC, 32 pg." Cover price $2.50.