If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an improbable fiction.

– William Shakespeare

Twelfth Night, Act 3, Scene 4. Fabian expresses his pleasure with the success of the prank to make a fool of Malvolio, whose conceit and arrogance lead him right into the forged love letter trap. In the kingdom of Illyria, it seems, nothing is quite as it appears.