The Dark Magician
When watching a movie you can always tell when something frightening is about to happen by listening to the background music. That is the music of the Dark Magician.
He wears a dark cloak and wields a tarnished sword and his face is hidden in the darkness. The darkness is his friend because it hides his presence. . A wolf behind him watches and the full moon shines overhead.
Meaning of the Dark Magician: Lock your doors, sound the drums, something evil this way comes. The energy of this card personifies anger, bad intentions, hateful thoughts, black magic or psychic attacks. It can also represent repressed anger that has degenerated into a deep depression that may be hidden and destructive. This card may simply alert you to an angry presence that could be dangerous. You will probably know who it is.
In a reading: The Dark Magician is a warning and a head's up. He is telling you to be aware of an enemy who watches you from a hidden place or maybe even lurks in the heart of a close friend. There is jealously, fear, hatred and disdain, behind this energy. It represents hot hidden anger.
As a person The Dark Magician is the wounded one who has sank into deep despair, sadness, hopelessness and may express these emotions through anger and violence. It could be intentional dark magic or natural dark magic; which is done from the unconscious level. The enemy lurks closely, searching for your weakness, and for an opportunity to exploit it. Take mental notes of situations or events that stand out as being odd or strange, or a person nearby or in the shadows who seems to focus their attention towards you making you uncomfortable.
As emotional energy, this card represents the ones at the bottom of the barrel, such as grief, depression, anger, fear, hopelessness and desperation. In a reverse position, repressed or carefully controlled anger or anger that is subsiding from where it once reached an explosive level.
Dark magic: Take steps to protect yourself on the psychic level and take note of strange dreams or nightmares. You may never see or recognize this enemy because the work is done behind the scenes and in the shadows or under the guise of a friend.
Regarding occupation: At work be aware of things out of place or situations that just don’t seem quite right. Is someone angry at you or lurking in the shadows watching? Listen to that voice inside that warns you of an enemy’s presence or approach. Be suspicious of that stranger at your door or some casual acquaintance asking personal questions. Be alert to danger. Don't ignore that voice inside of you that says, "Wait just a minute, I don't feel safe or comfortable."
Regarding romance: If this card turns up in regards to your significant other, it points to a deeply depressed and angry energy. If it continues to show up it could mean chronic depression is at the core of the problem. If the card turns up in regards to a new person you just met, it is a warning and a heads up to problems to come. I would proceed with caution or go the other direction.
Advice: Now may not be the time to trust every stranger you meet, or play host to so-called friends whose state of depression or anger drains or disrupts your personal energy.
Pay attention to your own thought processes especially if they do not seem normal. Other thoughts could be intruding into your psyche that are not your own especially if you are a sensitive. This dark energy can come in the guise of a friend with a problem.
Beware the one who is angry or wounded and be aware that depression is simply repressed anger. A wounded animal is a dangerous one. This is also true with people, particularly the ones closest to you. Be alert.