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The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman (The War of Dreams)
Desiderio is a native Indian in an unnamed Latin American country. The city, in which he works for a government minister, comes under siege by the warped physicist and genius, Dr Hoffman who is destroying the very face of reality with his machines. The Minister sends Desiderio to investigate Dr Hoffman. This starts him on a strange, surrealistic quest because the Doctor is bombarding the world with dreams from his infernal machines of desire, the oppo...