Six of Swords
There is a foggy bog for the setting of this card. Moss and lichen covered trees dominate the back ground. A mound of earth rises from the fog and the bog water. A skull is lying upon the mound. There are some large rocks sticking out of the bog water. Five swords are stick in the bog between this knoll and the next. The sixth sword is in the left hand of a female warrior. She is scantly clad with a cloak flowing behind her. She is standing along side of a winged wolf. The wolf’s wings are open and aggressively poised. Its head is lowered and it is bearing its teeth; the hair standing on its neck.
There are so many possibilities I can see with this card. Let me start with the wolf. A vampire can take the form of a wolf. They can also take a humanoid form with leathery wings, similar to an angel. Although I have never seen it before, I don’t see any reason why a vampire could not be in wolf form with their wings sticking out. The problem I have with that is that these wings are not leathery, and the eyes are not glowing red. So I am more likely to believe that this is cross breed similar to a Pegasus. There is also the remote possibility that it is a lycanthropic angel, although it would be a dark angel and there is no evidence of any supernatural power. The woman could be a vampire, but I also don’t believe that. This is a mortal warrior from the region. Specifically, she is a vampire killer and she is patrolling the swamp bog, which borders between the lands controlled by the vampire clan and that where her people live. They have bred the winged wolf as both a tracker and a means of protection from vampires. The flying ability allows it to chase down subject vampires and better track their movements. Highly intelligent, these winged wolves are not susceptible to vampiric control like its more mundane brethren.