The Beast

Water, Waning Crescent (7)


Inner conflict, denied desire, censorship, urges, sublimated feelings

Reversed Meaning:

Indulged desire, expressed feelings, honest expression

Basic Interpretation:

The battle against the Beast takes place not on a bloody plain but in the heart and mind. The Beast represents inner callings and urges. Although often denied, desires and feelings effect outward actions.


A bastard sword, a morning star, a club, a necklace of teeth and claws.

Plot Suggestions:

An ethical dilemma; betrayal or denial of truth; an encounter with a seductive spirit; a revolution; elimination of a vice.
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