Dreaming is vital to the human story. It is essential to our survival and evolution to creative endeavors in every field and quite simply to getting us through our daily lives. All of us dream. Now Robert Moss shows us how dreams have shaped world events and why deepening our conscious engagement with dreaming is crucial for our future. He traces the strands of dreams through archival records and well-known writings weaving remarkable yet true accounts of historical figures who were influenced by their dreams. In this wide-ranging visionary book Moss creates a new way to explore history and consciousness combining the storytelling skills of a bestselling novelist with the research acumen of a scholar of ancient history and the personal experience of an active dreamer.