8 Petro -- Simbi La Flambeau [8 of Wands]

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This card shows a woman riding Simbi through fire. Simbi and the woman are not burned. The woman riding Simbi has a sexual connotation.

Simbi is the loa of trickery and illusion, usually symbolized by a green snake. Are the 5s a semblance of illusion?

There is a red background – Hell? Lots of reds and orange in this card; definitely passion, energy…anger?

Simbi cuts through the flames swiftly, like a boat. This ties in with one of the traditional meanings of 8 of Wands (swiftness).
 

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