RegretARCHETYPES

Regret

Water, Waning Crescent (9)

Keywords:

Regret, lost opportunities, looking back instead of forward, dwelling on the past

Reversed Meaning:

The past cannot be changed but current actions can change the future.

Basic Interpretation:

A woman stands looking out to sea at the ship that carries her love away. Too late, she has read his letter and thinks back with Regret on what may have been. She now knows her mistake - all she has is her emotions and the knowledge that what has passed cannot be changed.

Objects:

A tarnished ring, a hope chest, a locket, a dried rose, a love letter, a keepsake.

Plot Suggestions:

Losing a battle or facing certain loss; one's hometown or family destroyed; finding an ex-lover in the arms of another.

Copyright ©1997 Lon Koenig Games