I didn’t want you dead, just naked. The dead part only came later. But you know how dreams are … they subscribe to their own logic, and accordingly, they will conclude within the ancillary bounds of their own concurrent parentheses.
The feeling that can come over a person when waking up is commonly perceived to be disorientation or confusion. But what it really is most of the time, it’s that a better world just disintegrated in half a second and won’t be easy to get back to. And it takes a few moments to get adjusted again to what’s worth a whole lot less.