Deep Past Position: Four of Pentacles
- This character grew up in a household where every penny was accounted for, justified, and carefully metered. Nothing was ever squandered and luxuries were for the wasteful.
Recent Past Position: Knight of Swords
- This person became a rather direct and incisive sort that doesn’t pull any punches with others. Gentleness is even viewed as a luxury for the soft and weak.
Current Situation Position: The Fool
- Their hard work has finally amassed them enough funds for them to head off for college, away from their parents and extended family.
Deep Past Position: Three of Pentacles
- This character grew up in a family of proud craftsmen, learning the trade and the value of teamwork as the years went by.
Recent Past Position: The World
- They figured out how to integrate their skills of the trade into the modern world and earn a modest living.
Current Situation Position: Ten of Cups
- While they currently live an agreeable life, they long for that fairy tale ending they have always dreamed of as a child.
Conflict Position: Nine of Swords
When these two meet, they both receive news that fills them with dread in some way.
Your task is to write a story exploring these two characters and the conflict between them. Good luck!
~ Steampunk Tarot by Aly Fell (Illustrator), Barbara Moore (Author) © 2012
~ Credit for 3D model and assets used in this rendered image can be found here.