The Scorpio-Sagittarius Cusp

These zodiac "cuspers" are bold, passionate, and honest

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If you were born between Nov. 18 and 24, you fall in the Scorpio-Sagittarius cusp, also called the Cusp of Revolution. You are known as a Scorpio-Sagittarius cusper. If you have any planet on the cusp, you show traits of both zodiac signsTarot.com notes that if you were born in this period, you are an incredible source of strength and power; you are passionate, capable, and ready to stand up and fight for your beliefs.

What is the Cusp?

The cusp is the range of degrees on either side of a Zodiac sign. If you were born between Oct. 20 and Nov. 20, you fall under the Scorpio sign, also called a "house." Those born between Nov. 21 and Dec. 21,  fall under the Sagittarius sign. When you are born near the transition between these signs, you are said to be on the cusp. Those born on the Scorpio-Sagittarius cusp share characteristics of both signs.

One outstanding feature of the Scorpio-Sagittarius cusp is that those born during this time have Scorpio's depth of soul and sixth sense as well as Sagittarius' passion. These cuspers are driven to deliver truth in a whole, well-researched package. As friends or intimates, they are unnervingly frank, but often sensitive to the deeper dimensions, too, and are sympathetic. 

The best of the Scorpio and Sagittarius is a generous spirit that sees into your soul. She knows things, like your weaknesses, but has the heart not to use it against you.

Fire and Water 

The Scorpio-Sagittarius cusp is one of water and fire, and these are normally contradictory elements. Scorpio is a water sign known for its intensity, which is also a top fire sign trait. Scorpio's traditional ruler is Mars, the red planet of vitality and action. Scorpio's modern ruler is Pluto, known for its signature traits of psychic sleuthing, and getting to the heart of the matter.

Sagittarius' ruler is jovial Jupiter, which accounts for their tendency to be optimists. Sagittarians are powerful visionaries because they're optimistic even though they usually know what's really going on.  Many who fall within the Sagittarius house talk of doing shadow work, but that doesn't mean they have gone through the changes of the psyche that this requires. There's a sense of dying and being reborn when new revelations come to light. 

The revelatory gifts of both Scorpio and Sagittarius meet, and the result is often a character with an obsession to get to the bottom of things and share that knowledge with others. They see into power machinations and have the bluntness to call them out.

Common Traits

The Sagittarius philosopher meets the Scorpio psychic detective in this cusp. They both have a special talent for telling it like it is and in a matter-of-fact way. They're the friends who tell you the truth, not what they know you want to hear. The confidence of the Scorpio-Sagittarius cusper comes from trusting life, by surrendering to these revelatory changes. They gain trust in their ability to put their intensity in service to a cause or vision. 

The Scorpio-Sagittarius cusper has a gift for sussing out what's true and has coherence.

Blessed with this intelligence, they are able to act in a bold way. Scorpio-Sagittarius cuspers can be guides in murky times, and also inspiring as leaders-by-example. With dark side elements of these two signs, Scorpio-Sagittarius cuspers could be self-righteous to the extreme, or they may become annoying know-it-alls who prey on the weakness of others.

The seasoned Scorpio-Sagittarius cusper uses humor to deliver truth bombs, from a spirit of wanting to awaken or enlighten others. 

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