Safe in your bed, or so it may seem,
They come from below as you slumber and dream.
When they close in, they growl and make noise,
Best feed them quick with one of your toys.
When the shadow of night falls over the globe,
Then you can be grabbed from any wardrobe.
Keep your eyes peeled and the door firmly shut,
Or out will they leap! and their sharp teeth shall cut.
In the first night, the player is introduced to two of the basic mechanics of the game: Feeding the hungry Night Blights under the beds, and closing the wardrobes and the fridge. They are immediately informed that there are Night Blights under their Parent’s and their Sister's Beds.
They are then started off on their bed, right next to a toy. The whiteboard says "ЯUNNING MAKES YOU TIRED". When you run, the player will lose some stamina and begin to blink slower, which impairs their vision. Should the player lose all their stamina by running too much, a Night Blight will quickly kill you off, resulting in a game over. There is a piece of paper taped to the player’s wardrobe that reads: