As I wrote before about the Knight of Swords, this is the card of charging forward into the fray. The question is whether it should serve as a prompt to action, and an indication that the time is favorable, or as a warning that one is being hasty. Discernment and context are the keys to interpretation.
What I noticed, for the first time today, in this Conver Ben-Dov Marseille rendering, is that the Knight bears a face on his left shoulder.
I haven’t fully parsed the meaning of this, but the first thing that comes to mind is that he’s charging into the battle, but simultaneously “looking over his shoulder.” Could it be that for all of his seeming bluster and eagerness, that he is actually hesitant? Is he really more concerned with “keeping face?”
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