"Do you remember it now?" the balding doctor with the shaggy salt-and-pepper beard asked.
"I... I don't remember," Chuck said. "I have a vague recollection, some faint memories, about being... excited. About being excited for a football game, but not The Rivalry I expected. It was being played... in a stadium I didn't recognize. It was a dream. A nightmare. It had to be a nightmare."
"Go on," the doctor said. "This is good. Very good. By confronting what.... happened last year, you can finally face up to it and defeat it. Defeat your nightmare. Defeat a year's worth of angst. Defeat it."
"I don't know," Chuck said. "It's all so hazy."
"Let's see if we can work this out," the doctor said. "We'll work it out, and fix this."
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