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SCORPIO (OCTOBER 23-NOVEMBER 21)


Imaginative, Subtle, Passionate, Intense.
"I Desire."


You have a magnetic personality and can be very intense and willful.

Self-centered, Scorpios usually succeed in whatever they set out to accomplish.

A fiercely loving and loyal friend, you are not someone to dispute. You have to sympathy for those who cross you. Shrewd and confident, you do not expect anything from others that you don't expect from yourself or give in return. And, no matter how strong you are, as a Scorpio, you are kind, generous, and gentle.

Scorpios are serious by nature, but can also be very charming in social situations. You are industrious, always willing to help others, and always on the quest for self-improvement. You have a great deal of pride, which is both your triumph and downfall.

Passionate and idealistic, you strive to get the most out of life.

GOOD TRAITS: competitive, decisive, resourceful, persuasive, quick-witted
CHALLENGING TRAITS: sarcastic, unforgiving, wary, cunning, suspicious

DUALITY: Feminine
ELEMENT: Water
QUALITY: Fixed
PRIMARY TRAIT: Idealistic
RULING PLANET: Pluto
POLARITY: Taurus
LUCKY DAY: Tuesday
LUCKY NUMBERS: 2 & 4
LUCKY DATES: 9th, 18th, 27th
BIRTHSTONE: Topaz
COLOR: Crimson
FLOWERS: Chrysanthemum & Rhododendron
TREES: Blackthorn & bushy trees
HERBS: Aloe, Witch Hazel
METAL: Steel, Iron
PART OF THE BODY RULES BY SCORPIO: The genitals. Scorpios are prone to urinary infections.
EXPLANATIONS OF ABOVE CHARACTERISTICS


LOVE COMPATIBILITY:
PISCES: Life with a Pisces will be filled with love and devotion.
CAPRICORN: You will support one another throughout life.
CANCER: Trust and understanding will secure your love.
VIRGO: Your lives together will be interesting and practical.

RELATIONSHIPS:
IDEAL FRIEND: straightforward, understanding, even-tempered
IDEAL ROMANTIC INTEREST: funny, modest, secretly passionate
IDEAL COLLEAGUE: independent, motivating, smart
IDEAL PET: cat

TRAVEL:
When you travel, you like to get away from it all. Book a private villa on a quiet Caribbean island and enjoy the calming solitude.

CAREER:
Psychology, law enforcement, research, advertising or writer. An ideal career path for Magical Scorpios is Magical Law Enforcement. That could range from Auror to working in the Improper Use of Magic Office. However, your passion and refusal to give up would make you ideal for working in almost any branch of the Ministry. St. Mungo's Hospital
for Magical Maladies and Injuries would be lucky to have you as well. Once you set your mind to something it gets done, one way or another.




Expect stamina, incredible courage, intense and stormy emotions, burning idealism, and indomitable will. Gryffindor Scorpios are never drawn in shades of pastel; they are always blood red and mesmerizing gold. There are few followers born under these aspects; Scorpios born into this house tend to be either leaders or loners. They are well placed on the Quidditch field, where their natural competitive streak and their great store of personal energy make them natural Beaters (or, really, naturals at any position on the field). Expect them to get into frequent duels, and expect them to gravitate naturally to DADA, for all Scorpios are fascinated by anything dark and forbidden, and Gryffindor Scorpios will want to take their place as defenders as early in their careers as possible. Expect passion. Expect wisdom. But don't expect a lot of time to take a breather. Many people born under this aspect also end up as Aurors; they're the perfect "bad cops" to the "good cop" Libra wizards.




This is one of the more bizarre signs to get sorted into House Hufflepuff, but every now and then it happens. It's not as contradictory as one would think. Scorpio is perfectly happy to work behind the scenes without getting much recognition, provided that work actually gets something meaningful done and results in personal success; success means different things to different people, and Hufflepuff Scorpios tend to define success as "accomplishment" rather than as "prestige." These Hufflepuffs are indefatigable. They have the energy and the willpower to keep going even when everyone else around them has quit. They are workaholics to an extreme, if they are obsessed with a particular project; otherwise, they are happy to devote their prodigious energies to their family and friends, to whom they are devoted. Scorpio is often associated with the serpents of Aesculapius, demi-god of medicine, and the social orientation and skill at herbals that Hufflepuff wizards exhibit make the Scorpio Hufflepuff a natural healer.




Curiosity killed the cat; satisfaction brought it back. If ever a wizard exhibited a danger of self destruction from too much knowledge, surely it was a Ravenclaw Scorpio. It doesn't matter whether the pet obsession this week is botany, Muggle pop music, or the history of the Necronomicon, if a Ravenclaw Scorpio wants to know about it, then he will, and damn the consequences: full speed ahead. Indeed, just mention that a subject is "forbidden" and you'll see a peculiar light shine in their eyes. They sneak into locked rooms after dark, and forge passes to the restricted library sections. The lust for arcane knowledge is both the greatest strength of these wizards, and the Achilles heel. It's best to indulge them whenever possible and let the obsession burn itself out; and, when this is not possible, to explain in great detail and absolutely *no* patronizing why the subject must not be explored. These Ravenclaws are quiet and secretive, but don't be fooled by that calm and placid exterior; they have hidden depths.




What is said of Slytherins born under all other signs is doubly true of Slytherins born under Scorpio. (Or was it that what is said of Scorpios is doubly true of Scorpios sorted into Slytherin?) There is no middle ground here - these wizards can embody all that is the very best in the world... or all that is the very worst. They are heroes, or they are villains. They are attracted to the dark, twisted, and forbidden mysteries of the world from the day they are born, and only they can determine whether they will study the dark arts in order to oppose them, or to embrace them. However, as Scorpio is a sign of transformation and regeneration, it is not impossible for even the most evil of dark wizards to turn to the path of good... Scorpio Slytherins have uncanny wisdom, insight into human psychology, and high "emotional IQ's." They are incredibly ambitious, often exist in a state of total ego, and if misused or hurt, can nurse the wound and seethe for decades. Still, although they are often tempted to do horrible things in the name of glory or discovery, they nevertheless are often the kindest, most compassionate, and most forgiving people of all, for they have seen their own inner darkness, faced it, and do not run from it when they encounter it in others.
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