But I’m given to understand that sometimes the Joker, or Jokers, are included and introduces an entirely different element to the game-a certain unpredictability, and even tension.
Shape shifters in a sense, capable of wreaking havoc and separating one from their money in short order-their presence and intent is only know when they are turned face up and their intention is declared or exposed. An intent that can be devastating or comical.
Ordinarily a deck of cards comes with two jokers, but the nations have found themselves confronting a stacked deck filled with Jokers-none of them innocent, none of them playing a harmless game.
But then I’ve seen “Genuine Native American” Tarot cards as well.