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Seven of Chalices

Seven of Chalices

The Seven of Chalices is a representation in Tarot card reading that represents an illusion. The symbol of the Seven Chalices speaks to over-imagination, confusion, or wishful thinking. The seven cups float on a cloud, showing that sometimes even the choices that seem like the best option are actually not real choices at all.  They are chalices of vision;  they are ungrounded and impractical. Above each of the seven chalices there is a symbol of a choice to be made.  The symbol of a snake represents wisdom and knowledge, though it might also represent animalistic passion and desire, and in effect base knowledge being understood as the truest form of […]

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Final Fantasy IV Party Members (4)

Final Fantasy IV Party Members (4)

Find “Final Fantasy IV” on Amazon What Do the Party Members in FF IV Symbolize? Cid Pollendina: Cid symbolizes creation and advancement. In Final Fantasy IV, Cid is often creating new aircrafts to allow the party to advance further in their quest. Each time the party is stuck, Cid works hard to create a brand new aircraft or device to help them to continue. And if that aircraft is still not enough to further the advancement of the party, Cid just creates a new device to add to the aircraft to ensure it can go wherever the party needs to go. Towards the end of Final Fantasy IV, he is […]

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Final Fantasy Party Members (3)

Final Fantasy Party Members (3)

Find “Final Fantasy IV” on Amazon What Do the Party Members in FF IV Symbolize? Rosa Farrell: Rosa symbolizes love. Throughout Final Fantasy IV, Rosa’s love is a beacon of strength for herself and those around her. She shows great love for Cecil, which allows her to go various dangers in the game. She is also able to use this love for Cecil to strengthen his confidence in himself. Rosa also puts herself in harm’s way to stop Kain from killing Cecil, and when she is kidnapped by Kain as a result, Cecil uses his love for her to strengthen his will enough to find Kain and get her back. […]

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Final Fantasy Party Members (2)

Final Fantasy Party Members (2)

Find “Final Fantasy IV” on Amazon What Do the Party Members in FF IV Symbolize? Tellah: Tellah symbolizes revenge. Anna, the daughter of Tellah, ran off with a prince named Edward to elope. Tellah was furious and went after the two; however, when he got there, the city was being attacked by Golbez, the main antagonist. Anna perishes in the attack and tells her father that Golbez had led the attack. Because of this, Tellah was determined to get revenge and kill Golbez for the rest of Final Fantasy IV. Tellah then went to learn the most powerful magic spell in the land and was told by an elder that […]

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Final Fantasy IV Party Members (1)

Final Fantasy IV Party Members (1)

Find “Final Fantasy IV” on Amazon What Do the Party Members in FF IV Symbolize? Cecil Harvey: Cecil Harvey symbolizes righteousness and misunderstanding. At first, Cecil is a Dark Knight, and darkness is synonymous for bad and evil. During the beginning of Final Fantasy IV, we learn that the King had often commanded Cecil and his crew to do evil things in the name of their kingdom. Cecil is forced to do these things, and is characterized as darkness, which is what people think of Cecil when they see him. Simply because he is a Dark Knight, people inherently refuse to trust him. Cecil is a truly good person though, […]

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Final Fantasy IV characters

Final Fantasy IV characters

Find Final Fantasy on Amazon What Do the Characters in Final Fantasy Symbolize? The Heroes of Light in Final Fantasy are symbols for righteousness and good. On the opposite end, the main antagonist of the game Garland also symbolizes the evil and darkness of war. The opposite of light is darkness, and Garland represents that as the game’s main antagonist. Garland’s power to travel through time comes from a Dark Crystal, very blatantly symbolizing the dark power that Garland wields as an evil doer. The Dark Crystal is also powered by the elemental crystals, and in order to gain the power to travel through time to defeat Garland, the Heroes […]

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What The Templars in Assassin’s Creed Symbolize

What The Templars in Assassin’s Creed Symbolize

Find Assassin’s Creed on Amazon The Meaning Behind the song “Tuesday’s Gone” The Templars in Assassin’s Creed symbolize control. The Templars symbolize this because they are shown as a group of people who intend to create a new world order where they rule everything. The Templars in Assassin’s Creed symbolize the evils of control, for they are the antagonists of the series and are revealed to have caused many atrocities in mankind in an effort to gain full control over the world. The Assassin Order is constantly facing off against The Templars in Assassin’s Creed, meaning they are in a constant war of free will versus control. The Templars symbolize […]

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Pieces of Eden in Assassin’s Creed

Pieces of Eden in Assassin’s Creed

Find Assassin’s Creed on Amazon The Symbolic Meaning of the Pieces of Eden The Pieces of Eden as a symbol represent power. In Assassin’s Creed, they symbolize the great power that people could use for good or evil. The First Civilization created The Pieces of Eden, meaning they were all infused with a god-like power that mortals were attracted to. Originally, they were used to control humanity, who were originally used as slaves. The name, Piece of Eden, is a reference to the Garden of Eden, and the story behind the Piece of Eden is very similar to the tale of the Garden of Eden. The couple of the first […]

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Solid Snake (Metal Gear Solid)

Solid Snake (Metal Gear Solid)

What Does Solid Snake Symbolize? Solid Snake is a symbol for the victim of war. In Metal Gear Solid, Solid Snake is shown to be a hardened soldier. Because of his time as a soldier, he seems to show little emotion and acts cold to his allies in the story. Snake is said to be a war hero from previous major accomplishments, but he refuses to take any acceptance for them. He states, “There are no heroes in war. The only heroes I know are dead or in prison. One of the other. … I’m just a man who’s good at what he does: killing.” He even says, “There’s no […]

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Metal Gear Rex

Metal Gear Rex

The Metal Gear Rex is a symbol for war. The main theme of Metal Gear Solid is that war is terrible. The Metal Gear Rex symbolizes war’s corruption because it was initially created as a defensive mobile bipedal tank, but it was all a front so they could make it a deadly weapon. In Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Rex is built on Shadow Moses Island in secrecy and uses its rail gun to fire nuclear arms purposefully to avoid an anti-nuke treaty that prevented nuclear weapons from being fired from ballistics. Because of how the Metal Gear Rex was created, it would also be the perfect size to avoid […]

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