Card 1: This card covers you. It represents the influences and atmosphere affecting you.
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 2: This card crosses you. It represents your obstacles.
If favorable, opposing forces are not serious.
Knight/Prince of COINS
A young person with dark hair and eyes *or* a young person born under one of the Earth signs who is, above all, responsible: hence, responsibility, utility, serviceability, rectitude moral and ethical, practicality. As a side note, the person betokened by this card requires no great mental acuity and may laugh as heartily at a joke the twentieth time he or she tells it as the first time he or she heard it.
Card 3: This card crowns you. It represents your aim or ideal in the matter, that which has not yet been made actual.
Ten of SWORDS Reversed
Profit, advantage, success, but none of these are permanent. Power and authority, probably usurped and also impermanent. A more temperate trend in the weather, but this, too, will not last.
Card 4: This card is beneath you. It represents that which has already passed into actuality, what you have made your own.
King of COINS
A dark-haired, dark-eyed man *or* a man born under one of the Earth signs, noted for intelligence and character. He may be a businessman, what used to be known as a "captain of industry." May indicate mathematical gifts, realizing intelligence; valor. A good husband and father, but may be inclined to workaholism.
Card 5: This card is behind you. It represents the influences that are just now passing.
Ten of WANDS
Abuse of power whether by a government or by individuals. Becoming a burden to another, emotional blackmail. Oppression of the few by the many. Willful disregard of the safety or happiness of another.
Card 6: This card is before you. It represents the influences that are coming into action now or in the near future.
Ten of COINS Reversed
Burglary, robbery, gambling, speculation with monies not properly one's own. Bankruptcy. Lack of solidity; a move to a new neighborhood may be imminent. May also represent a "dysfunctional" family.
Card 7: This card signifies you. It represents your position and attitude in the matter.
Knight/Prince of CUPS: Reversed
Beware of opportunity offered by another - remember the Trojans' experience with Greeks bearing gifts. Trickery, artifice, subtlety, and outright fraud. Rivalry.
Card 8: This card signifies your environment. It represents the influences of your position, your friends, your family and so forth.
Nine of COINS Reversed
A project proves not to work out. One reference suggests the possible loss of home, but this may amount to no more than late payment of rent or mortgage. An investment proves worthless or the return is disappointingly small. A bad loan - surrounding cards will suggest whether the subject defaults, or loses money to another.
Card 9: This card signifies your hopes and your fears in the matter.
Likelihood that the decision will be the correct one. All things pertaining to judicial proceedings; the decision will probably be favorable. Equity, rightness, probity; truth.
Card 10: This card signifies what will come. The culmination which is brought about by the influences of the other cards: The final outcome.
Six of WANDS:
The arrival of good news in any field, winning public recognition for one's efforts, celebrating the success of another.