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The king's wine goblet serves as the straw that broke the camels back in the short story "Hop Frog." Hop Frog, the court jester, plotted revenge after the king threw wine from the goblet in Trippetta's face; all because she was trying to save Hop…

The jester of fool shown here was a used in ancient kings courts to ridicule or belittle. This was an important theme in "Hop Frog" to show just how careless and cruel the king was.
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