5 of Spades – Orion
As the sun’s gaze leaves Lepus in the shadows to hide, it shines a light on the great hunter Orion from April 30th to May 11th. Standing proud in the Mercury face of Taurus, Orion is surely one of the older constellations. In the winter sky nothing attracts one’s attention quite like the radiance of Orion. For it contains two first magnitude stars and four second magnitude. Other than the Big Dipper, Orion’s belt is the most recognizable feature of the night sky in the northern hemisphere. The Egyptians held Orion in the highest honor for the soul of Osiris rests there, to the Babylonians he battled with Tia Mat across the sky.
If you find this card in your spread, you will find you have been delivered from danger. The delivery will be by your own hand, and it will be with some amount of inner turmoil or angst.