In its upright position, Death doesn’t represent death itself, but rather the end of one cycle and the start of another.
In the Past position of a reading, it implies that you have recently moved into a new era in your life. You may have experienced some kind of sacrifice in doing so and you’re still feeling the reverberations of this.
If Death appears in this past position, it is indicating that the worst is behind you.
This card is associated with Water and Scorpio in a wider sense, and keywords that are associated with Death are:
- End of an era
- A new cycle