Your brain has a biological response to a good book
New research reveals that reading a novel can ‘trick’ your brain and ‘transport you into the body of the protagonist.’
I’m guessing it’s the same with TV shows and movies, too. Might explain why I had a very involved The Walking Dead dream last night. Me and Daryl make a mighty fine walker-killing machine.
He who jumps into the void owes no explanation to those who stand and watch.