‘Cause I’m bored (I mean, not that Pawn Stars isn’t fascinating, but I’ve had my attention eroded by the interwebs to the point where I can’t watch TV without being on the computer unless I have someone watching it with me1 ), I’m reading up on what the wackier aspects of my astrological chart mean (since I pretty thoroughly understand the semi-reliable personality tests like the MBTI at this point). By “wackier,” I mean, y’know, the things that aren’t sun, moon or rising signs.
Did you know not only do you have a sun sign, but it’s in a house? That complicates things considerably.2
Anyway, considering the massive preponderance of Scorpios in my life, I decided to look for where I’m in Scorpio, because I would have figured that I had absolutely nothing there, which would perhaps explain why life has decided to supply me with so many of them. (Significant Other, for example, is a double Scorpio.)
I actually do have them in a couple places, along with other things suggesting I should have Dark Powers! Of Seduction! And Magnetism! and a fascination with the conflation of sex and death and so on.
Fr’example, listen to this (about having Lilith in Scorpio3 ):
Nobody can understand these people when they say that love is not love if it does not hurt, if there is no jealousy, pain, abandonment and comeback. If there is not even hatred and the darkness of frenzied passions and unsustainable desires, or that violent need for attention, looks, giving and owning. The eroticism of these people is morbid, for only in the face of rejection and the end that wounds the pride is their bitterness created and their hatred, love and passion awakened!
I am going to come out right here and say that if you think love isn’t love if it doesn’t hurt, clearly you haven’t suffered enough in your life to get the f*ck over yourself.
Wait, it gets worse!
Although men will experience her as a fatal seductress…
I have FATAL SEDUCTRESS totally tattooed on my forehead, no?
Lilith here gets her maybe most sinister shape so it is extremely hard for her to approach anything with a pure heart, with trust and openness…A malicious use of sexual energy, whimsical sex and manipulation of their partner through erotic dominance can be frequent here! …[T]he energies it possesses are not of this world and their power is incomprehensible!
Okay, I can put up with all the dark gothy SO SERIOUS stuff if I get Incomprehensible Otherworldly Powers.
The site goes on to suggest I should have gone into a field letting me work with sociopaths (i.e. people who are as pathological as I am), although:
LI in Sc gives also exceptional analysts, psychiatrists, surgeons…
Good to know I am allowed to help people too, even though I’m supposed to hang out with the sociopaths.
It is also interesting that through dreams or some other strange ways the dead frequently communicate to them. They are inclined (especially in their youth) to spiritualistic seanses, they are interested in the occult, astrology, hypnosis, magical rites, mundane life is made up of these little ritual actions, they appear mysterious to others, they avoid talking about themselves, but if Lilith is badly aspected, all of that directly leads them to madness.
Well, other than my dead cat who used to hop up on my bed and wake me up sometimes in the middle of the night, the dead have never shown all that much interest in me.
From a different webpage, there was this:
There is this hypnotic brightening of themselves that is the giveaway of one with Lilith in Scorpio…Power of one kind or another is the signature of one with Lilith in Scorpio.
When placed here, she is powerfully sexual, hypnotic, seductive and wise. When under a negative influence, she can become bitter, vengeful or obsessed.
I am hypnotic, oh yes. I am so going to start a cult next time I bother getting out of my pajamas.
Oh, but there is more. I have Pluto in the First House:
Pluto, as the planet of regeneration and transformation, located in the first house gives you a strong personality with extreme character traits. The native is regarded as a potential revolutionary whether he is actively engaged in bomb throwing or not. Others respond to him on the surface as a reactionary malcontent, and he is forced to be on guard to protect himself. Probably such person will have an aura of dark power that does not go unnoticed.
YES, MUAHAHAHAHAHAHA, BOW BEFORE MY NOTICEABLE AURA OF DARK POWER.
I am sure, if you know me in real life, you TOTALLY shake in your shoes every time you run into me because of my Unmistakable Aura Of Dark Power.
(That was sarcasm.)
So I want to know, WHERE IS MY DARK POWER, DAMMIT? I have been promised it by the stars, and clearly, I have been cheated.4
- I am unhealthily extroverted, yes. [↩]
- And, one imagines, allows astrologers to hedge their bets considerably. [↩]
- Which rules Lilith anyway, ’cause I have tons of things that are in the places they’re already ruling, and can only conclude that the heavens were hella lazy and redundant when I was born. [↩]
- I assume, by the fact that everything else is in the Fifth House, the house of the sun and Leo, and my sun is conjuncted or trined with pretty much everything, and basically it’s sun, sun, sun everywhere. Or it’s Leo, which is ruled by the SUNNNNNN!!!
WTF. I wither in direct sunlight. If astrology actually worked, with all this sunshine in my celestial pedigree, I’d TAN, DAMMIT. [↩]