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Extreme Five of Division - Spade -Sword

The Unsettled Union:
Defiant Repudiation Aggravating
Turbulent Disobedience Threatening


Humiliation - INSECURITY - Failure
Disruptive - Agitating

in a
total loss
of control.


The Witch:
Agent of Anarchy and Humiliation
... and The Misfit

Roil, boil, trouble and strife
Source of curse, cauldron rife
Clashing sides make dangerous potion
Back and forth, disruptive commotion

A recalcitrant agitator is antagonizing
A disruptive delinquent is arguing


E 5 of [ / ] Spades - (00-10)
The Unsettled Union:
-- Defiant & Aggravating

Transgression, disruptive and turbulent
Disobedience causing embarrassment
Aggravating antagonism, and disregard
Revolution, falling hard

Defiant transgression aggravating
Turbulent disobedience conflicting

Tasting the Core
of a Neutral Essence
and the Temperment from a
Central Axis.
















E 5 of [ / ] Division - Spade -Sword - (00-10)

[0] [0] Persuasion of Person:
Turbulent and insecure.
--Imagine... an unwanted guest.
--Imagine... a bird biting the hand that feeds it.
A person who is not respected.
A person who agitates opposites.
--Imagine... a recalcitrant witch.
--Imagine... a rebel without a cause.

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[1] [0]
Precession of Cycle:

Early February, 3:00 am.
The winds blow cold.
--Imagine... a cold black sky.

[2] [0]
Perception of Thing:

Seeing it as nothing but trouble.
Seeing it as not worth the trouble.
Something upsetting.
--Imagine... loosing.
--Imagine... a divergence of rivers.

[3] [-]
Progression of Event:

Agitated thoughts.
--Imagine... a bubbling brew.
--Imagine... a deadly poison.
Violating the rights of others.
Doing the wrong thing.
--Imagine... an apple cart overturned.

[4] [1]
Perspective of Place:

A place of divorce between sides.
--Imagine... ruins with broken down doors.
--Imagine... a broken bridge.

[5] [0]
Pulsation of Phase:

A situation that is a mistake.
--Imagine... a comedy of errors.
--Imagine... an embarrassing scene.

A Constellation of Influence about:

The Coalescent Modulation of
Congruent Reciprocal and
Conjugate Integrated things.

The Gyroscopic Axis of an
Decremental Process amid
Flexible Random Chaos.

The Metamorphic Nucleus of
Intangible Commonality in a
Waning state of Depreciation.

The Diminished Presence
and Deteriorate Influence
of the Element of Quintessence
and the Negative Influence
of the Elemental
In the Sustained Darkness of
Winter's Terminal Cold
Early February, 3:00 am.

Wholistic Leaps of
Divestive Division and the
Neutral Mind
of a Subtle Wave
in Catabolic Capitulation.

Subjective Feelings and Emotions
a Neutral Mind
Yielding Recessively
to the Dark.

Passively Situated within the
Central Functioning
Neutral Eye of the
Alchemistic Source of

The Exchanging and Blending
of all Opposites
at a Stationary Interlude
of Stasis.

The Absolute Indifference of
Negative Neutrality
and the Frowns of the
Bad, Sad and Mad.

On a Bridge over Diverging Rivers
in the Cold of a Winter End Night
with Cold Air and a Cold Wind
through Snow Covered Pine Trees
a Black Cat
Sits on Frozen Snow
Tasting with Tongue
the Functioning Essence
of Death's Deteriorate Exchanges


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Below are a few examples of what might be derived from this Quintagram / Tarot Card / Number of Numerology / Constellation of Influence by way of acts of interpretation. Some are from personal experience. Some are just brainstormed possibilities being tossed out there. If nothing is found anywhere on this page that seems like it might fit the situation at hand, be sure to examine the other pages of possible interpretations and important keywords found at the bottom of this page, as well as other locations around this site. Don't be literal. Try to grasp the essence.

These pages are a work in progress.
I am in the process of sorting them from one form to this form, so there may be some repitition and other sloppiness for now.

EN5 of Swords - Adjectives:
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(Might use with Position 1 of Binary Spread, or significator card)

  • 1. jaded ~ irresponsible ~ himself in disgrace - he gives others advice.
  • 7. anarchistic ~ inefficient ~ peculiar ~ not normal ~ embarrassing ~ disturbing.
  • 8. odd ~ abnormal ~ different ~ shitty.
  • 9. defective ~ broken.
  • 10. disrespectful ~ unpolite ~ unsettling.
  • 12. defiant ~ disturbed ~ irrational ~ recalcitrant ~ unethical.
  • 13. agitated ~ remorseless.
  • 16. ruined.
  • 18. untempered upsetting ~ alienating.
  • 19. turbulent ~ always in trouble ~ humiliating.
  • 20. self-defeating.
  • 21. shamed ~ alienated ~ resentful ~ upset ~ wronged ~ guilty or wrong ~ beaten ~ defeated ~ vanquished ~ humiliated ~ embarrassed ~ uprooted ~ unsettled.

EN5 of Swords - Nouns:
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(Might use for Position 1 of Binary Spread)

  • 2. no habits.
  • 4. a Harpie.
  • 5. a troublemaker ~ a vexation litigant ~ a vigilante ~ a looser ~ a sore looser ~ a reject ~ a misfit ~ an outsider ~ a fall guy ~ a failure ~ a symptom bearer ~ a broken spirit ~ a nemesis.
  • 6. a rebel without a cause ~ a rebel who will take up any cause just for the opportunity to make trouble ~ someone who wants to challenge you.
  • 7. the wrong baby!
  • 8. ruins ~ the dust stirred up by changing circumstances ~ the shit that is hitting the fan about now.
  • 9. a disrupted core.
  • 10. a whirlpool of trouble ~ nothing but trouble ~ an error ~ a mistake ~ a wrong move ~ something that will fuck up your routine ~ advice that is not welcome ~ a reprimand ~ a tongue lashing ~ a big “I told you so” ~ a practical joke.
  • 11. disgrace and shame ~ defiance ~ turbulence ~ turmoil ~ upheaval ~ anarchy ~ loss ~ ruin ~ defeat ~ damage ~ blame ~ humiliation ~ harassment ~ rebellion ~ revolution ~ mutiny ~ divorce.
  • 12. problems with being wrong ~ bad luck ~ a situation that will ruin you ~ a situation unsettled ~ an unsettled past ~ a checkered past ~ something annoyingly different ~ a bad reputation ~ black magic ~ a real boondoggle.
  • 13. not knowing where your next meal is coming from.
  • 14. fear of embarrassment ~ a fear of failure.
  • 15. no security.
  • 16. a nasty letter in the mail ~ movers coming in and disrupting your life ~ painters coming in and disrupting your life ~ car troubles.
  • 17. unforeseen problems ~ big trouble ~ disturbing news ~ sand in the gears ~ something going wrong ~ a comedy of errors ~ an upset to your normal routine ~ your nemesis getting the better of you ~ nothing going right ~ dissension among the ranks ~ a breach of security ~ things being left unsettled ~ loss of freedom ~ when freedom turns into unemployment ~ unemployment giving you a kind of freedom you really don’t want.
  • 18. drowning ~ an act of defiance.
  • 19. the principle’s office.
  • 20. no man’s land ~ a dog-eat-dog world.
  • 21. the belly of the beast ~ a drafty place ~ a place where anarchy prevails.

EN5 of Swords - Verbs:
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(Might use for Position 2, 4, 6 or 8 of Binary Spread)

  • 1. stirring up some dust ~ agitating the core ~ mixing in uneven quantities ~ playing a practical joke ~ doing something wrong ~ doing something incorrectly ~ doing something the wrong way ~ grappling ~ treading water miles from shore ~ neglecting duties ~ avoiding responsibilities ~ changing your address, job, name, identity or whatever ~ living your life in constant upheaval ~ breaking the law ~ breaking the rules ~ creating anarchy ~ putting the blame on someone else ~ not asking permission ~ bullshittin’ everyone ~ taking the blame for something you are not responsible for ~ tweaking the devil’s nose ~ rocking someone else’s boat and causing trouble ~ alienating everyone ~ making a big mistake ~ really fucking up bad ~ fucking up big time ~ continually fucking up your life and causing trouble for yourself ~ making the same damn mistakes - learning the same life lessons over and over ~ wondering what in the hell you are doing wrong ~ rocking the boat ~ skidding off the runway ~ throwing the bull ~ crossing the Rubicon ~ jumping from the frying pan into the fire ~ eating crow ~ looking a gift horse in the mouth ~ being in deep trouble ~ being in a whirlpool of trouble ~ being up to your chin in floodwater ~ being up shit creek without a paddle ~ being unable to establish a routine ~ being WRONG! ~ being proven wrong ~ being embarrassed or humiliated ~ being heckled ~ being turned up side down ~ being held up as a bad example ~ being blamed for everything that goes wrong ~ being thrown off your game ~ being “called out” for a gun fight ~ getting a divorce ~ getting no respect ~ having no routine in your life ~ having your routine disrupted at a bad time ~ having your point of view challenged ~ having things ruined ~ having your authority challenged ~ having your authority tested ~ having everything that comes your way be wrong ~ having someone or something enter your life and totally upset your routine ~ having your routine disrupted by holidays ~ having your routine disrupted at an extremely inconvenient time ~ not fitting in ~ being proven wrong.

EN5 of Swords - Reactions:
(thoughts, opinions, feelings, observations, guiding voice)
(Might use for position 3, 5, 7 or 9 of Binary Spread)

  • 1. it has upset my routine life and replaced it with a haphazard unsettled day to day existence with no overall security.
  • 4. it doesn’t sit well with me ~ what do I say after I say I’m sorry? ~ where did I go wrong?
  • 5. I say it’s wrong ~ feels like a mistake ~ this is wrong and should not be happening this way ~ this is not right ~ I’ll never be totally settled in this position.
  • 6. uh-oh here comes trouble.
  • 7. I’m such a looser ~ what’s wrong with me ~ if it wasn’t for bad luck I wouldn’t have no luck at al ~ I’ll be the cause of the trouble.
  • 8. three removes are as bad as a fire ~ plants oft removed never thrive ~ a lottery is taxation on all the fools of creation ~ you can’t have a meeting while you're eating------feel upset about something and about to speak your mind - rock the boat - stir up some dust - make trouble ~ feel upset over lack of communication or bad communication prior to a death ~ afraid of failure ~ feel as though it’s all your fault ~ aren’t you embarrassed? ~ like you don’t fit in ~ like something is not yet settled ~ something is upsetting you terribly ~ feel like a scape-goat ~ like a target that has been hit in the bull’s eye ~ want to revolt against authority.

EN5 of Swords - Predictions:
(what might happen)
(Might use for Position 6, 7, 8 or 9 of Binary Spread)

  • a foreign element projected into your environment will turn your life upside down and totally throw you for a loop ~ you will not be able to find a new place in your life for this new thing ~ I see a challenge that may defeat you.
  • something has gone horribly wrong and it’s going to ruin everything ~ you think things are bad now, holy shit you ain’t seen nothin’ yet ~ expect to loose big ~ expect to fall right on your face ~ you are on the wrong path - you will not find what you need going this way ~ this will lead to nothing but trouble ~ it will never work ~ you’ll screw the pooch ~ no matter what happens you will be blamed - because you are the scape-goat ~ you just cannot win - can you? ~ you will be making an unwanted move to a new address.

EN5 of Swords - Life Biased Advice:
(admonitions, words of wisdom, proverbs, maxims, epigrams, aphorisms)
(Might use for any position of Binary Spread)

  • hey buddy - get with the program huh? ~ don’t try so hard to be different ~ don’t go blaming someone else ~ you are not talking and you should be ~ don’t marry this person unless you are prepared to live hand to mouth - they will never settle down ~ don’t marry this person - you will argue forever ~ divorce this person - stop the arguing ~ don’t let the bastards get you down ~ don’t let it upset you.
  • you must repair the damage before you move on ~ you are out of uniform ~ you don’t fit in and it is working against you ~ one word...”WRONG!” ~ you should be ashamed!
  • he that will not be counselled cannot be helped ~ sometimes words hurt more than swords ~ the conversation of the wicked is a fountain of mischief ~ adversity tries virtue ~ unworthy offspring brag most of their descent ~ advice after mischief is like medicine after death ~ a bad broom leaves a dirty room ~ when the cat’s away the mice will play ~ a guilty conscience needs no accuser ~ an evil deed has a witness in the bosom ~ counsel after action is like rain after harvest ~ there is no gaming in which the Devil has not a share ~ a pack of cards is the Devil’s prayer book ~ God is the enemy of the proud ~ shame of poverty is almost as bad as pride of wealth ~ those who deny freedom to others deserve it not themselves ~ liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty - as much as the abuse of power ~ he that has the worst cause makes the most noise ~ do not ridicule the thin-bearded when you yourself have no beard ~ if you cannot catch a fish - do not blame the sea ~ when one is not good - one likes to talk of what is wrong with others ~ the bird that sticks it’s head above the flock gets it’s neck chopped!.

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