The world is full of people who dream of quitting their day jobs to pursue their passions. Mr. 8 of Pentacles has no such dreams. He values hard work, discipline and dedication. He works with society’s structures and traditions – not against them. Risk adverse by nature, he sticks to tried-and-tested methods because he knows they work. His ascent to the top is slow. Steady. Like the tortoise who ultimately beats the rabbit.
Mr. 8 of Pentacles enjoys his craft. Doing the same repetitive work day in day out gives him a sense of joy that the more fiery types will never understand. Mr. 8 of Pentacles is the humble apprentice who will one day be the master of his own workshop. It is impossible to truly create anything in this world without good old-fashioned hard work. Mr. 8 of Pentacles understands this fact very well.
A Tale from our Modern World
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