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Card Meanings:

The Major Arcana...

0 or 22 -The Fool
1 - Magician
2 - High Priestess
3 - Empress
4 - Emperor
5 - Hierophant
6 - Lovers
7 - Chariot
8 - Strength
9 - Hermit
10 - Wheel of Fortune
11 - Justice
12 - Hanged Man
13 - Death
14 - Temperance
15 - The Devil
16 - The Tower
17 - The Star
18 - The Moon
19 - The Sun
20 - Judgement
21 - The World

The Minor Arcana...

Wands (Rods):
King of Wands
Queen of Wands
Knight of Wands
Page of Wands
Ten of Wands
Nine of Wands
Eight of Wands
Seven of Wands
Six of Wands
Five of Wands
Four of Wands
Three of Wands
Two of Wands
Ace of Wands

King of Cups
Queen of Cups
Knight of Cups
Page of Cups
Ten of Cups
Nine of Cups
Eight of Cups
Seven of Cups
Six of Cups
Five of Cups
Four of Cups
Three of Cups
Two of Cups
Ace of Cups

King of Swords
Queen of Swords
Knight of Swords
Page of Swords
Ten of Swords
Nine of Swords
Eight of Swords
Seven of Swords
Six of Swords
Five of Swords
Four of Swords
Three of Swords
Two of Swords
Ace of Swords

Pentacles (Coins):
King of Pentacles
Queen of Pentacles
Knight of Pentacles
Page of Pentacles
Ten of Pentacles
Nine of Pentacles
Eight of Pentacles
Seven of Pentacles
Six of Pentacles
Five of Pentacles
Four of Pentacles
Three of Pentacles
Two of Pentacles
Ace of Pentacles

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The Eight of Wands
Eight of Wands

Card Nicknames: The action card.

Short meaning: Short meaning coming soon!

Full meaning: Full meaning coming soon!

(The full meaning of this card is under construction. Selected quotes to follow.)

Louis (see Sources) gives a short definition as the "Full steam ahead." card, and for "People" - "Those on the go."

Louis' key word list for this card was as follows: "Swift action. Forward motion. Smooth and rapid progress. Quick results. A fast pace. Travel without hindrances. Activity. Movement. The end of delays. Urgency. Excitement. Frenzy. Acceleration. New ideas. Mind broadening experiences. A job offer. Headway after a delay. Quickness in approaching goals. Communication. News. Good messages. A journey. Vacations. Business travel. Sudden trips. Travel by air. Flying. Moves. Rushes of creative inspiration. Productivity. New friends. A sudden affair. Archery. Athletic ability. Physical exercise. All systems go! Everything's going my way."

Louis' "Situation and Advice" - "All systems are go. You are moving rapidly toward achieving your goals. A period of stagnation or delay is ending. Favorable messages and fresh opportunities are coming in. There is excitement in the air as you make headway and launch new initiatives. Efforts to promote yourself succeed. You are full of energy and may start an exercise program for physical fitness. Your experiences also serve to broaden your mind. You may receive an urgent message. Sudden travel (probably by air) or a move is possible. If your question was about romance, the Eight of Wands suggests a sudden, passionate love affair. New friends enter your life." (Louis, pp. 211-12)

Eight of Wands Reversed
Meaning coming soon!

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