Daily Tarot Card – Two of Swords

Oh and we’re back to Swords. This is from the Efflorescent Tarot. I found it on Etsy, but it’s apparently no longer available. I wonder if the artist got a contract from a publisher to put out a commercial copy? I hope so. If I hear anything I’ll post it on the blog. Two of…

Daily Tarot Card – Five of Wands (Stakes)

Ok, another Stake (Wand) card. Better than that streak of Swords I had for a while. Very different take on the card, from Place. He points out all of Dracula’s superhuman abilities, such as having the strength of 20 men, being able to shape-shift, and the power of hypnosis to control his victims and subdue…

Daily Tarot Card – Page of Wands

In this deck the pages are “Knaves” and Stakes correspond to Wands. The Knave is represented by Ligeia, the titular character in the story and poem by Edgar Allan Poe. This card strays from the Dracula story, but Poe’s Ligeia returns from death as well. The Knave, or Page of Wands, is a passionate young…

Daily Tarot Card – The World

Switching things up with The Vampire Tarot by Robert M. Place. I haven’t used this one much but it’s quite fascinating. It’s based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker, and the cards all feature either characters and scenes from the novel, or people Stoker knew who likely influenced the story. There’s a well-written book…