The Man in the Iron Mask
by Alexandre Dumas
Fouquet Timeline and Summary
- Fouquet throws the best party ever at Vaux in honor of the King.
- The King has Fouquet arrested.
- When Fouquet learns that the King has been swapped for a different king, instead of saying "thank you" he goes to the Bastille and frees the real King.
- Fouquet tries to escape.
- Fouquet is arrested anyway.
- Fouquet has a miserable existence in prison.