Stormy night alonely traveller on his horse passes a village stops an old mansion no one there traveller asks a passer by warms the traveller ghosts in the mansion traveller curious decides to stay later strange noises in the house creaking howling traveller searches for the cause finds nothing noise continues notices a broken window hanging on the hingers swaying in the strong wind creaking noise wind passing through broken pane howling noise traveller laughs goes to sleep