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Lucien remained faithfully in Dream's castle after Dream's disappearance. Eventually, he began to share some of his stories, accompanied by a Werewolf named Rover, in a haunted castle in Germany, which was Dream's castle's real-life intersection (as the Houses of Mystery and Secrets had theirs in Kentucky). Dream honored Lucien's faith by making him one of his prime advisors. Merv Pumpkinhead, who fled when Dream disappeared, was envious of this. Lucien continues to run Dream's library even after the original was replaced.
Lucien had been the first raven to serve Dream and Eve, having been, like Matthew Cable after him, resurrected from a man. When Lucien appeared again as a man during Dream's absence, she taunted him when he attempted to flatter her ability to tell stories by buying up copies of the comicbooks that she hosts. He taunted her back about being damned as a witch, while bringing some books from Dream's library through the castle wall.
Eventually, Lucien was again killed in his real-life incarnation when answering the door at Abel's Hallowe'en party. He has not been seen outside the Dreaming since.
First Appearance: Weird Mystery Tales (1972) #18
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Bad Doings and Big Ideas: A Bill Willingham Deluxe Edition (2011)
HC Death: At Death's Door (2003)
- 'Bad Doings & Big Ideas: A Bill Willingham Deluxe Edition'
OGN SC House of Mystery (2008)
- 'Death: At Death's Door'
#10 Merv Pumpkinhead, Agent of D.R.E.A.M. (2000)
- 'Children & Monsters'#42
- 'Brothers In Arms'
OGN SC Secrets of Haunted House (1975)
- 'On His Majesty's Sleeping Service / Doctor Crow / From the Dreaming With Love / Underball / Gourdfinger / You Only Sleep Twice / Pumpkins Are Forever / The Pie Who Loved Me'
#44 Tales of Ghost Castle (1975)
- 'The Murderer is Rawwh!'
The Books of Magic (1994)
#51 The Dreaming (1996)
- 'A Thousand Worlds of Tim'#68
Special #1 The Sandman (1989)
- 'Trial and Error'#1
- 'The Goldie Factor, Part One'#8
- 'His Brother's Keeper'#10
- 'Weird Romance, Part Two'#12
- 'Weird Romance, Part Four'#16
- 'Souvenirs, Part One'#19
- 'Souvenirs, Part Three'#20
- 'Tears for a Dark Rose, Book 1: The Unwalked Path'#21
- 'The Dark Rose, Part Two: A Shadowed Heart'#23
- 'The Unkindness of One, Part Two'#24
- 'The Unkindness of One, Part Three'#25
- 'My Year As a Man'#30
- 'Temporary Overflow'#33
- 'Dream Below'#35
- 'The Lost Language of Flowers'#40
- 'New Orleans For Free'#41
- 'The Bittersweet Scent of Opium'#42
- 'Detonation Boulevard'#43
- 'The Two Trees'#44
- 'Mirror, Mirror'#47
- 'Scary Monsters'#49
- 'The Further Adventures of Danny Nod, Heroic Library Assistant'#57
- 'Bad Dreams'#59
- 'The Prodigals'#60
HC vol. 01 The Sandman Presents: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Dreams...But Were Afraid to Ask (2001)
- 'Preludes and Nocturnes'HC vol. 02
- 'The Doll's House'HC vol. 04
- 'Season of Mists'HC vol. 05
- 'A Game of You'HC vol. 06
- 'Fables and Reflections'HC vol. 07
- 'Brief Lives'HC vol. 08
- 'Worlds' End'HC vol. 09
- 'The Kindly Ones'HC vol. 10
- 'The Wake'HC vol. 10 (3rd edition)
- 'The Wake'Recolored Edition TPB vol. 10
- 'The Wake'#2
- 'Imperfect Hosts'#10
- 'The Doll's House'#22
- 'Season of Mists: Chapter 1'#24
- 'Season of Mists: Chapter 3'#35
- 'Beginning to See the Light'#38
- 'The Hunt'#42
- 'Two: It Always Rains on the Unloved-Wet Dreams-A Fishing Expedition-She Kisses Wyverns (The Disneyland Analogy)-Dinner Etiquette and Chocolate Lovers-Desire Swears by the First Circle-"Things are Changing"-What Can Possibly Go Wrong?'#44
- 'Four: The Other Side of the Sky-A Bear and His Shadow-Departed Secrets-"Twinkle's A Nice Word. So's Viridian."-Three Keys-A Treatise On Optics-The Perils of Smoking In Bed?"'#46
- 'Six: Life Isn't Pleasant, Petrified-The Parting of the Ways-The Trouble with Mortals-Dreamings of Meeting or Meetings of Dreaming?-The Trouble with Gods-Mervyn Sets Him Straight-"Have You Got Anything with A Happy Ending?"-Tempus Frangit'#49
- 'Nine: Farewells-Answered Prayers-The Flowers of Romance-Journey's End-The Gates of Horn-Things Unlooked For-Brief Lives'#56
- 'Worlds' End'#57
- 'The Kindly Ones: 1'#60
- 'The Kindly Ones: 4'#64
- 'The Kindly Ones: 8'#66
- 'The Kindly Ones: 10'#67
- 'The Kindly Ones: 11'#68
- 'The Kindly Ones: 12'#69
- 'The Kindly Ones'#71
- 'In which a wake is held'#72
- 'In which we wake'
The Sandman Presents: Love Street (1999)
The Sandman Presents: Thessaly: Witch for Hire (2004)
#3 The Spectre (1992)
- 'Something the Cat Dragged In, or An Even Bigger Quest Than In the Last Story'
#20 The Vertigo Gallery: Dreams and Nightmares (1995)
- 'Spear of Destiny, Part Two: Strange Friends'#21
- 'Spear of Destiny, Part Three: Troubled Waters'#22
- 'Spear of Destiny, Conclusion'
#1 Vertigo Jam (1993)
- 'Dreams & Nightmares'
Vertigo: Winter's Edge (1998)
Weird Mystery Tales (1972)
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