diamond cup

Suits

Clubs / Wands: The spirit. Personality, identity, individuality, originality, essence. Force, initiation, strength, creativity, gain through effort. The soul’s vitality and uniqueness. Free will. Drive, determination. Inspiration, ambition.

Diamonds / Pentacles: Material realm, wealth & possessions, the physical body. Status. Security & stability of all types. Prosperity. Manifestation, effort, processes, rhythm, continuation. Creation & maintenance of a personal world.

Spades / Swords: The mind, intellect, cerebral realm. Thoughts, beliefs, logic, morality, justice, judgment, opinion. Power. Reality. Strife & suffering or influence & strength and the fragile balance between those two extremes.

Hearts / Cups: The heart. Emotions, interpersonal receptivity, love, relationships, intimacy, commitment, connection, shared resources, compassion, empathy, sensitivity, memory, feeling-based experiences.

Just looking at this – and what a lovely thing at which to look – one might be forgiven for thinking Geno must be 6′9″ if Sid is 5′11″.

But Sid was wearing flats.

And Geno was wearing heels.

psst psst: this chapter title is “1″, and Hide has already been associated with the Magician Tarot in the past. 

He supplies the Fool with all the tools he needs to succeed on his journey: wands (clubs- Touka), pentacles (diamonds- Tsukiyama), cups (hearts- Kaneki), and Sword (spades- himself). He brings these things together and indicates of the beginning of a life-changing experience. He’s here to help.