The Six of Swords predicts peace after a period of turmoil. It gives a gentle a push towards a new direction, towards a calmer destination. The eight of swords is often a mental prison. Under its influence, we feel trapped, bullied, powerless and misunderstood. The good news is that in most cases, the Eight of Swords describes a temporary situation that will soon shift and change.
The elements of the cards are Air (Six of Swords) and Air (Eight of Swords). Two Air cards can generate quite a powerful and intense combination. In their negative expression, these two cards will bring feelings of restlessness, failure, futility. In most cases the strong air of these two cards cards shows a temporary situation and will keep pushing us until positive changes are made.