He holds the cup out in front of him as if offering it to someone that we cannot see. The imagery of this card suggests the typical fairytale valiant knight riding in on a white steed to save the damsel in distress.
Remember the storyI used to tell you when you were a boy . . .about a young prince.A knight,sent by his father, the King of the East,west into Egypt . . .to find a pearl.A pearl from the depths of the sea.But when the prince arrived,the people poured him a cupthat took away his memory.He forgot he was the son of a the king.Forgot about the pearl . . . and fell into a deep sleep. 59ce067264