A knight returning home stops in a wood to dance with the Elfin Maid. When at last he arrives at the castle he finds it shut, silent and crumbling. He stops an old man who tells him that he has actually been away for more than 100 years. On hearing this he himself crumbles to dust.

The Elfin Maid by Brian Froud. My scan.

This post is posted on Wednesday 20 March 2013.
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