The story starts with a description of kimberly clark who is twenty five years old with all Qualities of a normal young woman. She is pretty, she loves to dance, and she has many friends and a good position in the office of a large company. Despite these all , she has a problem she has been troubled by a strange and mysterious dream that haunts her every night.
The strange dream always begins on a country road kim stands on this road and see a lane with a white fence and a hedge on each side. at the endof the lane on th top of the little hill , she sees a small white cottage with green shutters. Then she wake up the lane to the house, goes in and looks around. In one of the rooms she finds a man a sleep in bed. He is a little old man with white hair and a white beard. when she comes near his bed the man wakes up. then he sits up and look at her. When she tries to speak him, she wakes up. She is very troubled by the dream because she has never known any old little man like that and neither the place.
Kim’s room mate knows every thing. so one day she asks kim to visit her (janet)’s parents farm house to feel peace in mind . As they pass through a country road kim sees the similar scene which see sees in the dream. They Stopped there. Janet doesnot want kim to go and see the small cottage but kim goes out.
The house was exactly the same, Except for a sign for salenin front of the house. unlike her dream, she goes to the door of the house and knocks and to her suprise the same old man answers the door who immediately closes the door. After kim’s requests , he opens the door kim again asks the why the house is kept for sale. The old man reveals that house is haunted by a ghost. Kim tries hard to think to say something instead of ask who the ghost is. The old man get surprised and shocks her by replying that she herself is the ghost.