"It was cold. I actually fell asleep. They said, “Lie there.” So I did. And then I opened my eyes and everyone had gone offstage, and gone to lunch, and I’d fallen asleep and they left me there. I said to Rupert, “Why didn’t anyone wake me up?” He went, “Well, you were so in character, we didn’t want to disturb you…”"
Only when he attained a great age did the youngest brother shed the cloak of invisibility, and give it to his son. He then greeted death as an old friend, and went with him gladly, departing this life, as equals.