...would be an extremely scary place.
Think of the monsters under the bed, the snakes in the shower, the staircases you couldn't help falling down.
Think of how the floor would constantly trip you, so you'd stumble yourself awake.
Have you ever had a fall where it felt like you were dreaming until your face hit the ground?
The plane explodes mid-sentence, at the height of a blue morning. I look up and the sky is filled with cogs. A propeller comes spinning down, like a lethal tumbleweed, bounces off the road, smashes into the house.