- "I had a dream I was a Jedi. I came back here and freed all the slaves."
- ―Anakin Skywalker
Dreams were phenomena that happened when a being was asleep. Anakin Skywalker experienced emotionally powerful Force visions while he dreamed. As a slave, he dreamed of becoming a Jedi. Shortly before the death of both his mother and wife, Anakin experienced visions of their deaths. A dream of a particularly disturbing nature was sometimes known as a nightmare.