What are they running from? There's someone ahead of them, why are they so far behind? Did he stop to help her? ...or Are they just running away from their old lives together? Are they running to their homes after a night watching the sunset together?
PHOTOS: this town seems too big for us somehow. always standing past the railway, the outskirts of where all the cars travel. they're getting out of here, they have a future which is only minutes away to giving them new hopes. but we, we have nothing.
So, "this world merging with the dreamworld" is not really a single event that will happen. It is a representation of something that is happening now and "has happened" since the beginning of time. You merge with the dream world every time you sleep, or breath, or think, etc. Those, too, are cycles and are no different or less important than the cycles of which you speak. -Chaol