So I got two new Tarot decks today: The Fantastical Creatures Tarot and the Ghosts and Spirits Tarot. Max had some personal requests in terms of which cards he’d like to see, so I thought I’d upload them here because, well, there’s a lot of them and I’d have to describe them anyway. So we’re going to start with the Fantastical Creatures Tarot.
On the left we have Death, on the right we have Chains (The Devil card). In this deck, Death is represented by Anansi from West African folklore. As the Death Card symbolizes change, Anansi was chosen for his trickster status, as Tricksters generally forced people to change or learn new ways by tricking them into situations in which there was only ever one option.
For the Devil/chains we have Fenris Wolf from Norse mythology. Fenris was deemed so dangerous that he eventually was fastened to a rock…
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