Card 1: This card covers you. It represents the influences and atmosphere affecting you.
VIII Justice Reversed
Injustice due to bigotry or bias; legal punishment, sometimes of excessive severity; the failure of a cause at law. ===
Card 2: This card crosses you. It represents your obstacles.
If favorable, opposing forces are not serious.
Eight of WANDS
Speed. Rapid development of an undertaking; rewards are not long delayed. Also, in modern times, travel by air; arrival of a letter or package by air mail or overnight delivery (usually in combination with the Deuce of Coins); when Triumph XVI (The Tower) appears near it, the card may indicate the arrival of an electronically propagated message, such as by telephone, fax, e-mail, or news broadcast. In a less prosaic mode, the card is often said to represent "the arrows of love."
Card 3: This card crowns you. It represents your aim or ideal in the matter, that which has not yet been made actual.
Three of WANDS
Established reputation in some field, probably intellectual if wands predominate in the reading. Self-assertion, self-confidence, practicality and the financial rewards thereof. May be in a position to assist another.
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:
A child or adolescent with blond or red hair, fair skin and blue, gray or green eyes *or* a child or adolescent born under one of the Fire signs who is quick and intelligent; hence, a bearer or intelligence in all forms, as an ambassador, postman, or the delivery person for the newspaper; by extension, television newspersons and the like. If the card appears next to one representing another person, it may indicate favorable testimony concerning that other.
Card 5: This card is behind you. It represents the influences that are just now passing.
Five of SWORDS
Loss due not to the vagaries of fortune but the machinations of another. Conquest by physical strength. Spite, slander; defeat.
Card 6: This card is before you. It represents the influences that are coming into action now or in the near future.
Four of SWORDS
Solitude, a hermit's retreat from society, exile; rest, enforced idleness, convalescence.
Card 7: This card signifies you. It represents your position and attitude in the matter.
Queen of COINS Reversed
Over-dependence on another, perhaps to a pathological extent: this is the card of the co-dependent with all the ills suggested by that buzz-word. Possessive love; hence, jealousy and suspicion. Mistrust of those near one, whether physically or those who should be near in heart. Suspense, fear.
Card 8: This card signifies your environment. It represents the influences of your position, your friends, your family and so forth.
Three of COINS
This is the card of the artisan, the artist, the master of his or her craft. Construction, increase in recompense, acclaim. Indication that projects begun will reach completion as nearly perfect as may be achieved.
Card 9: This card signifies your hopes and your fears in the matter.
XIV Temperance Reversed
For the alchemist: great success with stinks and bangs but no Philosopher's Stone. Competing interests in business or personal matters; the competition may well be of the one with the other. Disunion. Waite suggests the religious figure who will marry the seeker (to another).
Card 10: This card signifies what will come. The culmination which is brought about by the influences of the other cards: The final outcome.
XII The Hanged Man Reversed
Selfishness, absorption in physical matters; the relaxation of exterior strictures enable one to progress once again.