The KeepARCHETYPES

The Keep

Earth, Full (8)

Keywords:

Safety, protection, stability, inviolate and immovable, plan against unfortunate possibilities

Reversed Meaning:

Uninviting, closed to new influences

Basic Interpretation:

The metal-clad Keep stands ready against any storm that might blow against its walls. The view from within the Keep may not always be the most comely, nor is the freedom many seek to be found here; but the Keep affords unshakable protection and safety to those who dwell within its walls.

Objects:

A suit of armor, a shield, a brooch, a symbol of membership, a ledger, a cooking pot.

Plot Suggestions:

Seeking refuge from a storm (natural or warfare); building a center of community around which people can gather to resist a rising danger; retaking a lost keep that once provided for many people.

Copyright ©1997 Lon Koenig Games