In other news, for those Lovecraftian-minded companions o'mine: the Hubble telescope may have confirmed the existence of the fire vampires. makes me think of an old game of Call of Cthulhu I ran, years back...
Keith: "Wake up, man, wake up!"
Mike: "Huh, wha...*yawn* what?"
Keith: "We have to go. We have to go now."
Mike: "Why? Can't it wait 'til morning?"
Keith: "Cthugha's comin'!"
Mike: (goes from lying down to standing up immediately) "We're outta here."