Writer: Neil Gaiman
Penciller: Jill Thompson
Inkers: Vince Locke, Dick Giordano
Letterer: Todd Klein
Colorist: Daniel Vozzo
Covers: Dave Mc Kean
Foreword: Neil Gaiman
Afterword: Peter Straub

Previously published in single magazine issues as Sandman #41-49, Brief Lives covers Delirium's search for her prodigal older brother, and the reactions of the rest of the Endless to her quest. It includes the following chapters:

with gratitude to Ralf Hildebrant's excellent annotated Sandman site