I really want the Ghosts & Spirits Tarot by Lisa Hunt. The idea behind the deck is unique and, while I recognise some of the tales depicted in the cards, there are many more that I don’t, and a deck that offers an opportunity for me to learn something is nigh irresistible.
There is such an overwhelming sadness to the deck that I don’t know if I could own it as art, let alone ever read with it. Melancholy, despair, hopelessness, futile rage – waves of it come off the deck for me and that’s just when viewing digital images (and I’ve felt that way since the first card preview was released). Even the more neutral cards depicting eg. dryads have an underlying air of GTFO (is the only phrase coming to me).
That said, I think it could give brilliant readings, especially for people who actively work with the dead and other spirits.
On the flip side, now that I’ve seen more images of the Zombie Tarot – which I thought was going to join my collection merely as a novelty – I am twitching to get my hands on it! It seems like a downright smart – and smartass – reader. And wouldn’t you know it, it’s nearly time for my yearly trip to the Amazon!