Card 1: This card covers you. It represents the influences and atmosphere affecting you.
Deuce of SWORDS Reversed
Balance disturbed: the cease-fire is broken. Tension released with the beneficence of a snapping cable. A decision made may have unfortunate consequences. Some references suggest disloyalty, two-faced behavior.
Card 2: This card crosses you. It represents your obstacles.
If favorable, opposing forces are not serious.
XXI The World (This card is sometimes called "The Universe")
Completion more spiritual than physical, although the latter connotation must definitely be considered. Assured success, recompense in full, reward; triumph in all undertakings. Also in combination with reinforcing cards: change of place, voyage, travel, emigration, change of residence - all with an assured outcome.
Card 3: This card crowns you. It represents your aim or ideal in the matter, that which has not yet been made actual.
Five of SWORDS Reversed
Weakness, either of physical strength or of will. Otherwise, the same.
Card 4: This card is beneath you. It represents that which has already passed into actuality, what you have made your own.
Page/Princess of WANDS: Reversed
Bad news, rumor and innuendo; anecdotes, theatricality; instability; cruelty.
Card 5: This card is behind you. It represents the influences that are just now passing.
Six of WANDS:
The arrival of good news in any field, winning public recognition for one's efforts, celebrating the success of another.
Card 6: This card is before you. It represents the influences that are coming into action now or in the near future.
King of CUPS
A man of medium hair and complection *or* a man born under one of the Water signs. He has a creative intelligence in the arts and sciences rather than business and is, moreover, disposed to assist the student: a good teacher or professor. May also represent kindness, liberality, generosity.
Card 7: This card signifies you. It represents your position and attitude in the matter.
Six of CUPS
This is a card of nostalgia, of the golden summer days of childhood, of memories and reminiscences. The return into one's life of old friends. It may also remind one to bear in mind lessons already learned and apply them to present circumstances.
Card 8: This card signifies your environment. It represents the influences of your position, your friends, your family and so forth.
Queen of WANDS:
A blond or redhaired woman with blue or green eyes *or* a woman born under one of the Fire signs. Love of home and nature. Honesty, rectitude; but also adaptability. Someone who will be of assistance to the seeker.
Card 9: This card signifies your hopes and your fears in the matter.
This is the card of the alchemist or the herbalist: it means combinations or mixtures, primarily. The concept may, of course, be extended to other areas of life; hence: coordination, adaptation, modification, mixture of forces, personalities or lives; modification by admixture; by extension, management, moderation, economy.
Card 10: This card signifies what will come. The culmination which is brought about by the influences of the other cards: The final outcome.
Seven of WANDS
In the intellectual fields, wordy strife or competition: "sound and fury signifying nothing." In mundane affairs, competition, haggling. It is, however, a card of eventual success: one holds the high ground, so to speak, and will be able successfully to defend it.