'Aisling Dhorcha' means 'A Dark Dream Vision' and is a story about overcoming darkness and the symbolic rebirth of the light. An 'Aisling' is an ancient form of epic poem in the Irish language. The poems take the form of a dream with prophetic overtones in which the dreamer is visited by the image of an otherworldly woman. In Aisling Dhorcha the story begins with an ancient, terrible voice calling to the protagonist. They follow the voice and fall into a dream, passing into another world - one in which the true darkness of the real world is revealed to them. They have learned the truth of life and death, but it sickens them with a deep fear which they must learn to overcome.