. In his second card-by-card story article
, Mark Rosewater confirmed that, "yes, the art is a reference to Sisyphus
. He was a king who was a bad man forced to suffer in Tartarus
, the part of the underworld where bad people went to be creatively tortured. Sisyphus's punishment was having to push a giant boulder up a hill only to have it always roll back down as soon as he finished."