The Emperor (L'Empereur)
Son of Morning | Chief Among the Mighty
Card Number: 4
Key Number: 15
Hebrew Letter: Heh
Numerical Value: 12
Story - The Emperor is the next person that I meet on my journey. I ask him what it is to run an Empire and what does it take to do so. 'I run this land with a firm will and staunch law and order' he replies 'You need to be dominant, assertive and stick with your decisions'. He councils me further speaking to me as if he were a father guiding a child, finally he says 'Now take your leave of me now fool, we both have much to do'.
Upright - Competitiveness, forcefulness in development and execution. Authority, structure, governmental and corporate identities. Worldly power, self control gained through experience. Ability to shoulder responsibility. Powerful individuals, ambition together with the possibility of long term achievement.
Ill Dignified or Reversed - Loss or dislike of authority, corporate governmental or parental. Immaturity and indecision. Weakness, manipulative friends or colleagues.
The Celtic Cross Spread
Twelve Card Spread