Maybe I can help with a few insights that helped me from the book.Thanks Sulis, It's mainly the snakes I'm struggling with and how they represent wands...
I love the idea of animals as courts, but the one down fall with that is we all have our own world view of different animals, and they might not jive with the creators view.
They go through a transformation by shedding their skin...so we could link this to spiritual or personal transformation in a reading.
They can be dangerous when provoked, so not someone you want to be on the bad side of.
They love warmth, and light and seek it out....so could be someone who likes to be the center of attention, or seeks fame, and is involved in career. Or one who is cheerful and happy.
They can be stubborn...have you ever tried to herd a snake?...they go their own way and can be illusive and blend in with the surroundings.
They are stronger than they look...if you have ever handled a snake it is all muscle and surprisingly strong.
Snake charmer...to remind us that they can be charmers, but hard to get to know emotionally.
Their colors can be truly vibrant and beautiful, warm and loving to their family, but this is also a warning that they can be very protective so don't step too close.
Snakes have been reviled since God put one in the bible, so snake courts have often been through some trauma that has affected their outlook on life....like getting wacked with a garden hoe.
They have grace and beauty and behind it force. With those who are respectful they live in harmony.
They are very in tuned with their natural surrounding...a snake will be the first to feel affected when the eco system is off balance.
Snakes have always mystified and have a certain charisma...people are drawn to them no matter how they feel about them.
And in the healing arts snakes have been the symbol for healing, loyalty, and compassion.
They hold their ground during a conflict, if pushed to the wall they will bravely face an enemy no matter what the odds are against them.
And a snake looks like a wand.
Hope this helps a little, it helped me to remember them as I get deeper into this deck.
I hope you add some more to the list as you see them.