The King of Swords is a symbol of power and authority. Laws and rules that must be followed and emotions kept in check. You need to use your intellect in a situation, rather than your heart if you want judgment to work in your favor. If you want to know the truth about a situation, that is going on in your life, remain detached and look from a logical standpoint. This card also asks you to be diplomatic in your dealings with others in order for you to obtain the best results.