Knight OF Swords DETAILED MEANINGDrama
My Knight of Swords hides behind his visor, plumed with the white feather of intellect. The electrically charged sword is ready for dramatic battle, this is crossed by the red feather that warns against our thought process being overwhelmed by emotion. The white horse is built for speed and runs toward the storm that bends the trees in the distance, this shows the battle will not be easy. The turbulent seas indicate certain change & instability, the butterflies show that a period of of calm awaits after the storm. The high flying birds tell us that we must rise high above our current obstacles, form a plan, then act swiftly and decisively, with no regrets.
The Knight of Swords crashes on through this the most dramatic suit of the minor arcana. This Knight is on a quest to, once and for all, put some element of his existence into order. The Knight of Swords embodies the intellectual root of this suit, once he has the facts he will battle ruthlessly for change to resolve long term dilemmas. If the Knight appears to represent the seeker in a spread, almost certainly dissatisfaction with an aspect of their lives has been building resentment. Sudden change of direction and a detached approach is shown around the Knight. He will say exactly what is needed to bring about resolution, often not sparing the feelings of those around him. His intelligence is obvious, though tact is definitely not his strong point. The Knight of Swords - Smash in to your new reality.
Alchemical Element : Air