“Not on your own, but any fairy can take you and bring you back. And before you ask, time passes the same and eating or drinking won’t commit you to anything. No one will cast a spell on you, make you wade through bluid to the knee, or turn you into a donkey.”
“That’s not what the ballads say.”“Fairies are not what the ballads say. Ballads are woven out of a leaf of fact into a tree of fancy..."