Ten of Swords
Type: Minor Arcana: Swords
The Ten of Swords is one of the most negative cards in the tarot deck. It depicts a figure lying face down with ten swords plunged into their back. This card represents a time of complete and utter defeat. It may suggest that a situation or relationship has ended in a painful way, and that the person is feeling completely powerless and defeated. However, it also indicates that this is the end of a cycle, and that new beginnings are possible. The person may need to let go of the past in order to move forward.