The Tarot Story

Tarot – The Fool

The Fool http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ With all his worldly possessions in one small pack, the Fool travels he knows not where. So filled with visions, questions, wonder and...

Tarot – The Magician

The Magician http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ Traveling on his way, the Fool first encounters a Magician. Skillful, self-confident, a powerful magus with the infinite as a halo floating above...

Tarot – The High Priestess

The High Priestess http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ Continuing his journey, the Fool comes upon a beautiful and mysterious veiled lady enthroned between two pillars and illuminated by the moon....

Tarot – The Empress

The Empress http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ Having decided what he will create with his tools, the Fool strides forward, impatient to make his future a full-grown reality. This is...

Tarot – The Emperor

The Emperor http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ The Fool was given options by the Magician, and decided on one with help from the High Priestess. He learned how to develop it...

Tarot – The Hierophant

The Hierophant http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ Having created a solid foundation on which to build his future, the Fool is struck with a sudden fear. What if everything he's worked...

Tarot – The Lovers

The Lovers http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ The Fool comes to a cross-road, filled with energy, confidence and purpose, knowing exactly where he wants to go and what he wants to...

Tarot – The Chariot

The Chariot http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ The Fool is close to completing what he set out to create long ago, back when the Magician revealed those tools to him. But...

Tarot – Strength

Strength http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ The Fool, victorious over his enemies, is feeling arrogant, powerful, even vengeful. There are hot passions in him, ones he finds himself unable and...

Tarot – The Hermit

The Hermit http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ After a long and busy lifetime, building, creating, loving, hating, fighting, compromising, failing, succeeding, the Fool feels a profound need to retreat. In...

Tarot – The Wheel of Fortune

The Wheel of Fortune http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ From out of hiding comes the Fool, into the sunlight, as if being pulled up from some low, dark point on...

Tarot – Justice

Justice http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ The Fool is looking for a new path, a new aspiration and inspiration for his life. Sitting uncertain at a crossroads he notices a...

Tarot – The Hanged Man

The Hanged Man http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ The Fool settles beneath a tree, intent on finding his spiritual self. There he stays for nine days, without eating, barely moving....

Tarot – Death

Death http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ Having left the tree from where he hung, the Fool moves carefully through a fallow field, head still clearing from visions. The air is...

Tarot – Temperance

Temperance http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ Recovering from feelings of loss at last, the Fool begins to wonder if he will finally find the new spirituality he's after. It occurs...

Tarot – The Devil

The Devil http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ The Fool comes to the foot of an enormous black mountain where reigns a creature half goat, half god. At his hooves naked...

Tarot – The Tower

The Tower http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ As the Fool leaves the throne of the Goat God, he comes upon a Tower, fantastic, magnificent, and familiar. In fact, The Fool, himself,...

Tarot – The Star

The Star http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ On the bleak landscape where the Tower stood, the Fool sits, empty, despairing. He hoped to find direction on this spiritual journey, a path...

Tarot – The Moon

The Moon http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ Following the star the Fool travels through the night. The full Moon rises, illuminating for him a watery path. And he begins to feel...

Tarot – The Sun

The Sun http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ The Fool wakes at dawn from his long, dark night of the soul to find that the river has deposited him in a...

Tarot – Judgement

Judgement http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ As the Fool leaves the garden of the Sun, he feels that he is near the end of his journey, ready to take a...

Tarot – The World

The World http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ The Fool turns to take that final step along his final path, and finds, to his bemusement, that he is right back where...