1 - (beneath the 2 card) Basis of the situation. It represents the general tone of the reading and identifies the problem for the querent.

2 - Crosses the situation. This card shows the challenges or obstacles that are facing the querent.

3 - Subconscious. The true nature of how the querent feels about the matter.

4 - The past. Events of the recent past that will have influence or effect on the matter at hand.

5 - Conscious. The querents known feelings, which should be read in conjunction with card 3.

6 - The future. Something that will come to pass in the near future.

7 - The querent. The attitude and influence of the querent, and the role they play in the situation.

8 - The environment. The surroundings of the querent in this situation (possibly reflecting family, friends or work relationships).

9 - Hopes and fears. This card shows how the querent is feeling about the possible outcome of the situation.

10 - Final outcome. This is how the situation will play out.

~from Maat's book of Shadows