A roadside rest stop -- crossroads of the modern world. Where the barriers between worlds run thin. Where travelers may wander into Faerie.
Lex Frisk, fleeing from heartbreak. On the road for thirty hours. Lex needs to stretch his legs. Find some coffee. Instead he finds a beautiful stranger...
...and an unbelievable party.
"Forty Years Among the Elves", a fantasy short story that updates a classic fairy tale idea. From folklorist Stefon Mears, author of On the Edge of Faerie and the Ars Portlandia series.