An orphaned boy, living with a wise man, woke and found himself alone in the middle of the night. He could not get to sleep again and his heart grew so restless that he rose and went down the stairs.
The moon shone in at every western window and his way was now in glimmer, now in gloom.
On the first landing he saw a door wide open which he had never seen open until now.
It was the door of the wizard's room.
Within, all was bright with moonlight, and the boy first peeped, then stepped in, and