ARCHETYPES


This represents something moving you towards the goal described by the Future card
The Sycophant

The Sycophant


This represents an aspect of the past
The Lovers

The Lovers

Weakness, desperation, conniving schemes, false praise, seeking powerful alliance to earn protection
Basic Interpretation:
Sniveling and wheedling, the Sycophant courts the trappings of wealth and power by allying himself with those more powerful. His spineless and self-effacing ways make others feel better about themselves, but ultimately are false.

This represents some aspect of your goal or future
Earth

Earth

(Reversed) Short-term romance, "crushes," inappropriate unions, blind lust
Basic Interpretation:
Oblivious of their idyllic surroundings, the Lovers stare intently into each other's eyes. Their attraction may lead to marriage or perhaps something more transient. They believe they have found the only thing they need in each other's arms.

This is something hindering your progress
The Smith

The Smith

(Reversed) Slow, without regard for time
Basic Interpretation:
The solid ground holds all the strength and resolve of human experience. Earth itself is the fundamental representative of the body, physical world, nature and mundane concerns such as finance. It is a fundamental force; without direction but able to b
Persistence, strength of will, patience
Basic Interpretation:
Persistence, mastery and strength of will are the solid groundings of the Smith. Like water shaping rock, the Smith employs weak and fallible flesh to forge and shape steel itself. Objects or even lives of great importance, beauty and duration can be forged by skill and time where raw power is lacking.

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