Caput Draconis (Geomantic Figure)
The geomantic figure Caput Draconis, or “Head of the Dragon”. Its elemental structure has earth, water, and air active, leaving only fire passive. Older names for this figure include “the entering threshold” and “stepping inside”, all notions of beginning or the start of things. Elementally, this can be understood as having all things ready but a purpose or plan, gathering together resources and skills for an as-yet undecided journey. Caput Draconis tends to be favorable figure but is affected by the favorability of its neighbors, and is especially good for any kind of beginnings; in matters of change, it signifies a drastic turn for the better and new possibilities to explore. It is unfavorable for any situation where ending something is preferable or desirable.
Caput Draconis has connections to the North Node of the Moon and the element of Earth, though also is related to the benefics Venus and Jupiter. Agrippa and Gerard of Cremona both assign it to the astrological sign of Virgo. It is an odd, mobile, and entering figure. Its inverse figure is Laetitia, Joy; its reverse figure is Cauda Draconis, the Tail of the Dragon; and its converse figure is Tristitia, Sorrow.
For a more complete description of this figure, see this post on Caput Draconis.