The Lord of Cruelty, often known as the Nine of Swords, is a Minor Arcana Tarot card. The Nine of Swords is one of the dread and anxiety cards in the Suit of Swords in general. This card, like the other fear cards, does not indicate that negative occurrences will occur. Stress, burdens, negative thoughts, and deep unhappiness are all represented by this symbol. It can also signify nightmares and insomnia, as well as feeling lonely and being the focus of gossip. The card usually depicts a person, usually a woman, lying down or sitting up, but they are or were asleep. The female character is confident in her role as Lord of Cruelty in this iteration.