elucidation (n): an explanation that makes something clear; clarification.
That's all poor Aleksandr wanted. He is having strange, romantic dreams about his best friend, James. For some reason, they all started after a rough breakup. Why was he having these fantasies, especially about his best friend, of all people?
(Took a random idea from a plot generator, aka: something precious is lost, a story about opportunity. Your character has to take risky chances in order to succeed.)