Ace of Swords
The ImageAmong some rocks, a Fey clothed in red, calls a sword to her made of pure thought. It shines like fire and is the colour of blood. Its reflections reverberate on the Fey's face and on the rocks tinged with red.
Simple MeaningForce, violence. Conquest, control. Concentrate one's own thought on a particular target. Will, decision, resoluteness.
Advanced MeaningIn the Ace of Swords, the Fey calls up the sword of her own life and being, and she does this alone because she must take on this responsibility. It is a heavy burden, but it must be carried.
The Ace of Swords signifies a decision to obtain something, to do something, to get involved, to participate and accept the consequences. It means being conscious of the need to act and to deal with issues and to stop turning to others in order to resolve one's own problems.
Symbols UsedThe red colour of the sword indicates the weight of this burden and the danger which is to be encountered in this moment.
The Fey's red dress indicates she has already suffered and knows what she is doing.
Her ceremonious kneeling position indicates that she understands what she is doing.
The rocks indicate solitude and therefore personal responsibility.