Fire

The element Fire is associated with Netzach on the Kabbalistic Tree of Life. Fire is Wands in the Rider-Waite deck and the Book of Thoth. The Knights (Book of Thoth) and Kings (Rider-Waite) court cards relate to Fire and Yod.

4 The Emperor – Book of Thoth

4 The Emperor – Book of Thoth

War, conquest, victory, strife, ambition, originality, overweening confidence and megalomania, quarrelsomeness, energy, vigour, stubbornness, impracticability, rashness, ill-temper.

11 Lust – Book of Thoth

11 Lust – Book of Thoth

Courage, strength, energy and action, une grande passion; resort to magick, the use of magical power.

14 Art – Book of Thoth

14 Art – Book of Thoth

Combination of forces, realization, action based on accurate calculation; the way of escape, success after elaborate manoeuvres.

20 Aeon – Book of Thoth

20 Aeon – Book of Thoth

Final decision in respect of the past, new current in respect of the future; always represents the taking of a definite step.

Ace of Wands – Rider-Waite

Ace of Wands – Rider-Waite

Creation, invention, enterprise, the powers which result in these; principle, beginning, source; birth, family, origin, and in a sense the virility

King of Wands – Rider-Waite

King of Wands – Rider-Waite

Dark man, friendly, countryman, generally married, honest and conscientious. The card always signifies honesty, and may mean news concerning an unexpected heritage to fall in before very long.

Queen of Wands – Golden Dawn

Queen of Wands – Golden Dawn

Adaptability, steady force applied to an object. Steady rule; great attractive power, power of command, yet liked notwithstanding. Kind and generous when not opposed.

Queen of Wands – Rider-Waite

Queen of Wands – Rider-Waite

Dark woman, countrywoman, friendly, chaste, loving, honourable. If the card beside her signifies a man, she is well disposed towards him; if a woman, she is interested in the Querent. Also, love of money, or a certain success in business.

Prince of Wands – Golden Dawn

Prince of Wands – Golden Dawn

Swift, strong, hasty, rather violent, yet just and generous, noble and scorning meanness. If ill-dignified, cruel, intolerant, prejudiced, and ill-natured.