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First published in an 1849 edition of The Flag of Our Union, "Hop-Frog" is a revenge tale akin to "The Cask of Amontillado". Told from the perspective of a crippled jester who was taken from his homeland and has been abused by the king he serves, the story focuses on the revenge Hop-Frog takes after the king strikes his fellow countrywoman and performer, the dancer Trippetta.

Public Domain (P)2017 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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  • 23-10-21

Hop frog

I love Edgar Allen Pie, all his short stories and short horror are awesome. I'll probably be listening to much more.