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Fifth edition is here! After much searching, I've found a domestic printer I'm happy with and I can keep this deck affordable and in stock. I'm really pleased with the quality of this printing, and they even offered me a chance to add one new card, so expect a small surprise with this one.

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For uses both serious and frivolous: 54 illustrated playing cards, each imbued with the power to protect you from some common calamity.* **

Printed in the USA with high environmental and quality standards, Portable Fortitude has infinite uses, including: cartomancy (reading tarot with playing cards), spokecards for your bicycle, talismans on your altar, or standard card games. Educators use them in classrooms as writing and drawing prompts, writers use them to free associate, and many buy one deck to keep and another to split up and give away, card by card. Keep a card in your wallet for special protection (I always carry Protection from Bicycle Mishap), slip one in a friend's pocket, or string them all over your doorway to keep out all the bad mojo.

See all 54 images here: http://corinadross.com/2014/01/04/portable-fortitude/

The deck NO LONGER comes cello-wrapped in a tuck box, as seen in the first picture, but with the cards wrapped inside the deck, as in the second picture. They are coated to be fully playable, but use slightly thinner paper than standard poker decks.

*(except the court cards, who are emblematic of certain virtues)
**(effectiveness of cards' protective abilities varies)

I've been humbled by the stories folks have told me over the years about how this deck found them, and what the uses they put it to. I now have a section on my website to leave comments about the deck, if you feel so moved: http://corinadross.com/portable-fortitude/

Portable Fortitude Playing Cards - 55 Protective Icons - 5th Edition

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: recycled coated cardstock, tuck box
  • Ships worldwide from North Carolina, United States
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