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The Queen of Spades


Shades turn a little darker when we turn to this Royal Personage. Spades represents practicality, pragmatism, as well as the dark, cold, mysterious unknown. This is not empowerment through higher principles, but rather the cold, hard brutal imperative of force. The Queen of Spades is a woman of power, ascent to her position by presence of mind and reason rather than by fluffy precepts of wisdom and intuition. It is not a question of destiny, but the destiny that one takes in hand and the ruthless mechanics of ambition which follow. The Queen of Spades holds a sceptre in her left hand and a flower in her right. In her face is the expression of determination and resolve. NEXT »

Queen of Spades
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