Sometimes the lotus-eater doesn't know it's all fake. In order to escape, the hero has to break the masquerade and give up their life's dream. Bonus points go to the villains if they attempt to drive the protagonist to despair by turning the dream into a nightmare or otherwise play on the protagonist's emotions.
If they're in too deep, friends hoping to mount an Orphean Rescue have to force the hero to Battle in the Center of the Mind in order to escape. Because of the nature of this trope, it often lends itself to doubts after the characters 'escape'.
It was patented to Singer Manufacturing Company on 5 February 1946. you never saw production flow more smoothly when complex precision parts are made by one company, finished and assembled by another. (Made of die-cast aluminum for light weight and sturdiness) In the photo above the two major Doehler-Jarvis die castings that frame "Singer's new Model 301" have been assembled, then sliced down the middle to show the (Tripod-Control) method.
The inclined needle bar would become known as the "Slant-Needle" but engineering of this new machine would continue and included another patent that improved the balancing of the rotary hook for the purpose of reducing vibration. An imaginary plane of reference, A-B-C, controls the bed casting.
Fortunately, Singer was already planning for their 100th year anniversary with a new sewing machine that was a dramatic departure from the straight stitch machines of that day.
In November 1944 Singer applied for a patent that relates to sewing machines and it has a primary objective to provide an improved sewing machine which will afford better visibility at the stitching point.
Whatever they wanted most all their life is finally theirs.
Actually, they're being held prisoner by another character who is using something; a machine, a Platonic Cave, or other phlebotinum to cause very intense and very realistic hallucinations.
Some monsters even weaponize the ability to project Your Heart's Desire to snatch up easy prey.
May be used in conjunction with the "Leave Your Quest" Test to create The Final Temptation. If an entire society lives in one, it's a Terminally Dependent Society. The trope name comes from , where Odysseus meets a society living off narcotic plants, to the extent that anyone who eats of the lotus no longer cares about anything else, including going home.
"Represents the Ultimate in Sewing Machine Design and Styling" "The Slant-Needle Sewing Machine Is All About Precision" "The World's Finest Straight Stitch Sewing Machine" "The Most Modern, Streamlined Machine Ever" "The Best Sewing Machine Ever Made" "The Last Word In Sewing Ease" "The Famous Singer 301" "Read About Me" "Legendary" "301" Slant-Needle After World War II, 1939-1945, most sewing machine manufacturers were marketing the same machines they sold prior to the war.Singer felt that the education system would produce a new generation of sewers raised on the slant shank or slant-needle sewing machines. The same plane controls precision measurements in all following operations.