The Minor Arcana represents a slice of life. The Suit of Swords in the Minor Arcana corresponds to the element of air. The cardinal direction that they represent is East and the season is spring. It is thought that the Suit of Swords was meant to represent the nobility and the military. The Swords are a masculine, active, yang element. They correspond to the spades in modern playing cards.
The Swords represent the intellect, communication, conflict to a certain extent & its corresponding effect.

Agamemnon Betrayed and the Three of Swords
Agamemnon was murdered by Aegisthus the lover of his wife Clytemnestra.

Agamemnon Betrayed and the Three of Swords

Agamemnon and his betrayal by his wife, is a gory rendering of the Three of Swords which is all about separation, betrayal, and heartache.

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Lilith – The First Eve & The Queen of Swords
The Story of Lilith is from the Bible. The Queen of Swords, Lilith is from Hebrew and Biblical Mythology.

Lilith – The First Eve & The Queen of Swords

Tarot is an evolving Spiritual form. The Queen of Swords has always gotten a bad rap but in the modern era she is known for her independence and her intellect. As feminism emerges, The Queen has been redeemed. Traditionally she is known to be a bitter divorced or separated woman, and in the present day like Lilith the Sumerian goddess, she is someone who can stand up for herself.

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Knight of Swords The One who is a Whirlwind
The Knight Of Swords is a high energy that moves everything in its path. It is a powerful energy that enters one's life, and can cause help or hinderances.

Knight of Swords The One who is a Whirlwind

The Knight of Swords is a hurricane personified, with a lightning-quick mind & an impulsive, quick demeanor. His presence shakes things up.

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Ten Of Swords Rock Bottom & New Beginning
A Situation has already run its course. Thankfully now the healing can begin.

Ten Of Swords Rock Bottom & New Beginning

The Ten of Swords affirms that you are almost at the end of a bad situation. A situation has run its course, leaving you rock bottom.

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Eight of Swords Stuck In A Rut
The Eight of Swords, is the stage of being stuck in a rut with no way out.

Eight of Swords Stuck In A Rut

“Your mind is your instrument. Learn to be its master & not its slave.” R. Sasson. The Eight of Swords is the state of being stuck in a rut.

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Seven of Swords Diplomacy & Stealth
The Seven of Swords is about diplomatically thinking out of the box to find solutions.

Seven of Swords Diplomacy & Stealth

The Seven of Swords is about being your most diplomatic self to take back that which is yours, whilst avoiding any kind of confrontation.

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Six of Swords Transition & Skill
The Six of Swords is a search for a better life than the one being left behind. This is the card of the refugee, who leaves behind a life for an uncertain one with the potential of happiness.

Six of Swords Transition & Skill

Change and Transition are of the utmost importance when the Six of Swords show up. The help you require to leave things behind will arrive.

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Four of Swords Rest & Truce
The Four of Swords is about taking time out so that one can recuperate before returning to deal with life's trials.

Four of Swords Rest & Truce

The Four of Swords shows up to remind us that it is time to withdraw from the world and rest if we do not want to fall ill or burnout.

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Two Of Swords Choices & Indecision
The Two of Swords, like the other Two's is about choices. However the choices are both unpalatable and hence there is a desire to distance one's self from the decision.

Two Of Swords Choices & Indecision

The Two of Swords is the state of being caught in the middle and having to make a choice between two states, realities, or relationships.

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