Passion, combined with depth of meaning and symbolism, is at the heart of the Tarot. Such concepts are also intensely felt by those who drink deeply of the gothic world of love that lasts forever. The ultimate combination of the two is found in The Tarot of Vampyres.
This deck will be familiar to those used to standard Tarot decks, but it brings into the fold those with desires that require just an insinuation of danger—red roses with sharp thorns, coiled serpents with fiery eyes, skin as white as marble, and the ever-desired drink of the vampire: pure, red blood.
The suits have been renamed to fit the mood by morphing into grails, knives, sculls, and scepters. This deck comes with a full-size book, Phantasmagoria, which explains the meanings of each card and provides exercises and sample spreads to inspire you. Perfect for neophyte or experienced Tarot readers looking for a new vitality and direction—and fresh blood.
I talk to people about tarot all the time, and one of the things I hear a lot is, "Oh, I'm not good at tarot," or, "I've tried and it just doesn't work for me," or, "I just don't feel it with the cards."
Well, first of all, you might not feel it, and that's okay. I grew up playing cards, from Go Fish through Hearts and Gin Rummy, everyone in my... read this article