The DeceiverARCHETYPES

The Deceiver

Air, Waning Gibbous (10)

Keywords:

Deception, hidden antagonist, spy, gain through misdirection

Reversed Meaning:

Unintentional deception, misinformation

Basic Interpretation:

Smiling and friendly, the Deceiver joyously sells his wares to an unsuspecting populace. The life he offers is soon to be exchanged with death as he glibly promises the moon and stars to the rubes who believe his every miraculous word. He is the last word in deceit; the loss one thought it was a gain.

Objects:

Poison, a garrote, a wagon, a pen.

Plot Suggestions:

A trusted friend turns out to be a dire enemy; being confronted with your own hypocrisy and lies; reward for a dishonest deed.

Copyright ©1997 Lon Koenig Games