Speedway play-off dream has been eight years in the making for promoter of Scunthorpe Scorpions
Regulars at the Eddie Wright Raceway this season will know all about Rob Godfrey's night-time visions.
Since taking over the microphone in the centre green during meetings, as well as bringing a whole different kind of entertainment to proceedings, the Scunthorpe promoter has regaled the crowd with a particular dream he had earlier on in the season.
Injuries? Part of the dream. Team changes, a top six finish, a Premier League play-off final? All part of the dream.
What we don't know is what happens next.
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Neither, it seems, does Godfrey.
"The lights came on at the point, the ending's not been written," he teased.
"I had a dream we'd get to the final, but we'll have to make the ending up ourselves."
Such has been the drama surrounding the Scorpions this year, it's debatable whether most of what's taken place hasn't actually been the stuff of nightmares.
Godfrey and team manager Richard Hollingsworth have had to overcome numerous hurdles just to make it this far.
A succession of sidelined stars being the biggest problem.
Few of the Scunthorpe squad have escaped injury this term; some made it back into the line-up, others didn't – most notably number one David Howe and a man who was in dazzling form at the time, Thomas Jorgensen.
They have had to cope too, with a dismally wet summer and the logistical issues that brings as well as dips in form amongst the riders.
Still, they showed the kind of resilience which marks them out as potential champions, came through it all and finished second in the regular Premier League table.
Some superb performances in the play-offs followed, with their place in the final against Somerset confirmed last week after the postponement of the final group match between Edinburgh and Workington.
Godfrey says he never doubted they'd make it, but the turning point in their campaign came as long ago as May – a 53-37 defeat at Newcastle on an evening when Nick Morris caught the eye.
"We've had heartbreak and everything along the way, so with everything that's gone on it's quite amazing to be here. It's a dream come true," the promoter explained.
"Everyone who builds a team at the start of the season thinks they can win it, but I could see things were going wrong.
"Tero Aarnio wasn't performing as well as we wanted him to, Michael Palm Toft wasn't performing and the Tom Armstrong situation went from bad to worse.
"We brought Jerran Hart in after Tom's crash and he kicked off okay, then he didn't perform and we put Tom back in.
"It was quite clear he was out of his depth and we had to do something.
"The turnaround was when we used Nick as a guest at Newcastle and he was mega impressive. That was the day.
"We worked from that day to six or eight weeks later when we made the change, bringing Nick in for Tero.
"Once Nick joined and Gary Irving was dropped by Workington it all fell into place.
"Our scores went from nearly winning away to actually winning away.
"No-one likes making changes, but we did it at the right times and it propelled us forward up to a top six Premier League side."
For Godfrey, this weekend's showpiece finale isn't just the culmination of 12 months' hard work; it's been eight years in the making.
Success was a staple part of the Scorpions' diet in their early Conference League days. The club has progressed immeasurably since then, but a Premier League title has always been top of Godfrey's wish list.
Now it's within reach, in an unexpected turn up for the books, he is remaining uncharacteristically calm.
"I'm a very happy man. Win, lose or draw, I'm not bothered," Godfrey said.
"I really do want to win it but I'm not putting any pressure on me to win it or any pressure on the lads to win it.
"We're here to experience it and enjoy it.
"There's no pressure from me saying we're going to go win it because that can sometimes get to people.
"If they go to the tapes under pressure it can affect them.
"We'll turn up and have a laugh before and go out there from heat one to heat 30 with the same approach as we have been doing.
"I'm not going to build the team up, we're just going to go into it chilled.
"We've done what we can, it's up to them if they want to be Premier League champions.
"This is their day this time. They'll give it 110 per cent whatever.
"This six-man team has performed better than most seven-man teams, but it does depend on the day.
"It depends what Somerset's track is like, it depends what our track's like.
"It's down to mechanical failures, the weather, how the riders feel on the day – there's a lot of ifs, buts and maybes.
"I'm just really happy to be here, in a major cup final.
"The seeds have been sown for quite a while.
"The hope is, with the amount of work we've done in the last few years, the rewards will come in the next few years.
"We want to be a top force in the Premier League."
Sunday then, really can be the start of a dream come true.
Scunthorpe will know where they stand having raced at Somerset 48 hours earlier as 30 heats of speedway reach their conclusion.
"It's going to be a nail-biting, exciting weekend," Godfrey added.
"It's the biggest weekend in our history, without a doubt.
"It's a one-off, we've never done it before and we might not do it for few years after so we've got to embrace it, enjoy the moment, have some fun and hopefully have a win.
"If we don't, we've got to be gracious in defeat then kick 'em where it hurts when they go get the trophy!"