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Steampunk tarot (Moore) - Queen of Swords


Here we have a dark haieed queen sitting on her throne. Nothing new there

She is sitting foreward slightly, facing to the right. She has her left hand extended, and we see a male outside of the card, holding the left hand. Has he offered it for him to show his respect? (Bit like how the Pope has his ring kissed?)
In her right hand we see she is holding a sword. She has a tight grip on the hilt, but is holding the sword losely by her side.
Her crown is made of cogs and other metalwork.
Her dress is showing her buxomness to full effect. Her shoulders and upper arms/back are bare. This lady may cause a few raised eyebrows due to this, but hey - being the sword queen, this is unlikely to bother her.

Her stare is straight and true. I have a feeling, whoever stands in front of her would be the first to lower their gaze. She just oozes confidence.

Other than this, I cannot really add anything. It is one of those court cards that does hint at the personality of the character portrayed, but does not really go further than that.
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