Ace_of_Swords

Theme: Breakthrough
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Number 1: Beginning, Ideas, Potential, Essence
Indications: Triumph, will power, justice, a new thought, overcoming obstacles, inspiration and movement forward.

Two_of_Swords

Theme: Pause
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Number 2: Forming, Decision, Duality, Cooperation
Indications: Indecision, peaceful environment, stalemate, opposing views, being at a mental crossroads, trying to turn inward toward intuition.

Three_of_Swords

Theme: Grief
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Number 3: Self Expression, Growth, Expansion
Indications: Severing of ties, quarrelling, heartache, loss, release, the sadness of letting go and moving forward, superficial heart ache.

Four_of_Swords

Theme: Recuperation
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Number 4: Foundations, Resting and Self Discipline
Indications: Rest, recharging your energy, mental, physical and emotional retreat, peace, quiet, solitude, recovery.

Five_of_Swords

Theme: Selfishness
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Number 5: Change, Uncertainty, Challenge
Indications: Cruelty, unjust actions, selfish interests, ruling by force, theft, self destruction, mockery, a negative situation.

Six_of_Swords

Theme: Passage
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Number 6: Stability, Harmony, Travel
Indications: Negativity leaving your life, slow change for the better, seeking refuge, acceptance of circumstances, travel.

Seven_of_Swords

Theme: Stealth
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Number 7: Patience, Waiting, Soul Development
Indications: Unforeseen obstacles, theft, betrayal, espionage, deceit, (on a spiritual level it can indicate coming to terms with your own lies and deception), bad luck, hiding out and waiting.

Eight_of_Swords

Theme: Fear
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Number 8: Movement, Regeneration, Judgment
Indications: Feeling bound and constrained, panic, blind and unable to move, calamity, held back by your own fears, anxiety, controlled by your negative emotions, old worries coming back.

Nine_of_Swords

Theme: Nightmare
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Number 9: Height of Experience, Accumulation,
Indications: Suffering, out of touch with reality, shame, depression, guilt, isolation, focusing on the dark side of your self, superficial worries and fears, no ability to look toward the future, self torment.

Ten_of_Swords

Theme: Transition
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Number 10: Result, Transition, Lesson, End
Indications: Failure of plans, misfortune, sadness, change, metaphorical death and rebirth, shedding of a past way of life, new direction awaiting you, ending of an unfortunate cycle.

Page_of_Swords

Theme: Young Person/Child
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Page: New Beginnings, News, Messages, Information, Optimism
Astrological Signs: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
Indications: A young person who is independent, strong willed and intelligent, creative and outgoing personality with a shrewd sense of right and wrong, bringer of messages.

Knight_of_Swords

Theme: Young Adult
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Knight: Transition, Quick Energy, Forward Movement
Astrological Signs: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
Indications: Rapid and chaotic transitional situation, a swift and intellectual young person, perhaps someone who would study law or medicine.

Queen_of_Swords

Theme: Woman/Feminine Energy
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
Queen: Mature Woman, Receptive, Feminine Energy
Astrological Signs: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
Personality: Intelligent, independent, resourceful, just, sense of fairness, creative, inspirational, analytical, critical and determined.

King_of_Swords

Theme: Man/Masculine Energy
Element of Swords: Air – Intellect, Inspiration, Determination, Challenge
King: Mature Man, Active, Masculine Energy
Astrological Signs: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
Personality: Shrewdly intelligent, no nonsense attitude, has a harsh but just view of the world and people, firm in his own beliefs and conclusions.