Crime: Mr. Rat, Astrosplained

This individual is the last identified person to see a woman found murdered.  He escorted her, a sex worker I will call Sunshine, to a client meeting.  He has been convicted of trafficking a foreign woman and served time for that in another state.

The investigator wants to know if Mr. Rat was involved in Sunshine’s death.  Did he set her up, bring her there to be killed?  Did he participate or witness?  Who is this guy?

Mr. Rat chart

I am going to deviate from the first things first protocol to just throw a few bits of information before I get into the weeds with Mr. Rat.  This aspect pattern with the big rectangle in the middle is called a mystic rectangle.  There is a T-square with Mercury at the apex, the classic factory-wired friction circuit.  This rectangle is the sort of thing that is said to give exceptional ability, like if the native learns to focus and harness it there is really no stopping them.  As a practical matter, the people I have known with that aspect pattern have a really hard time understanding the instruction manual that doesn’t come with this super complicated little gadget, their mystic rectangle.

Going forward, I am going to look at a number of asteroids on everyone in the crime series.

  1. Mintaka.  Speaks directly to human trafficking, one of the primary issues along with a serial killer investigation.  The Mintaka connection here would strongly support the theory that he brought Sunshine there knowing she would be hideously killed, because the price was right.  His entire chart supports that possibility.
  2. Algol.  Speaks directly to unimaginable heinousness.  Rat has Algol conjunct Venus, in other words, anything goes when it comes to women.
  3. Antares.  Toxic masculinity, acting out, boys will be boys.
  4. Nessus.  The Sexual Deviant/Wife Beater.  Violence specifically by straight men against women, but includes any rape.
  5. Dejanira.  The Victim.  All prostitutes and battered wives are represented by Dejanira.  Dejanira is what victimhood looks like in that life, both pitch and catch.  If a perpetrator, Dejanira is your target.  If a victim, Dejanira is X marks the spot.  For example, Stephen Miller has Dejanira in the 11th house.  Society is the target of his Pluto/Saturn meltdown, and when it is all over with, he will be shunned, but probably not in prison (that would be the 12th house).  Both sides of it are there.
  6. Toro.  If you were a red flag and there were a raging bull coming toward you, this is the aspect of him you would see.  This is where this person will see red and charge.  Rat has this flanking Venus, on the other side from Algol.   When triggered, his rage goes to women, and straight off the deep end.

The Dejanira condition will be crucial in this investigation and especially this chart.     Mr. Rat, for example, is known to be a career predator.  But he will ultimately be the victim of his associates, as explained below.  This investigation is a perfect example of why I need to use these asteroids, because the whole thing is like Michael Vick-level dog-eat-dog.  A lot of people are both victim and perpetrator.

First things first, Mr. Rat is as moody as Mr. Square.    He has the Sun in Cancer, Moon in Pisces.  However,  Rat is nowhere near as organized or effective as Square.  Rat’s energies are quite scattered, and I expect him to use all kinds of substances.  All that fancy circuitry is well and fine, and it can make for a surprisingly effective person when evolution and purpose kick in.  But in practice, a lot of the time on a less-evolved person it can simply look like lack of focus and organization, and ultimately drive.  The energies are so constantly dispersed in all directions that they end up being somewhat stagnant, wheels spinning in their heads as opposed to observable things happening in the outside world.  I have found it often makes for less accomplishment than the natural gifts would allow, kind of like a grand trine.

This will be especially pronounced in someone with that Mercury T-square apex.   This is a rationalizer, someone possibly with bigtime ADD.  Substantial intellectual bandwidth.  Mercury at 24 Gemini at the head of this T-square, in a known criminal, is one with a serious disconnect between head mind and heart mind.  Not a grounded circuit like Mr. Square, who is constantly grounding with that intense Saturn, making his physical mark on the world, breaking things down and remaking them as he sees fit, setting things in order.  Rat is one to take apart your TV and not be able to reassemble it, and not care.  Square is fastidious, Rat on some level can’t keep it together.  He really is like a gross giant rat, running here and there with whatever dirty crap.

Importantly, Rat’s Mercury T-square apex is conjunct Mintaka.  Rat is known to be involved in escort prostitution.  So that Mintaka connection, especially in such a pivotal position conjunct his Mercury (thoughts and words), is a lock on him being one who is on the opposite side of the Orion wars from myself.   It also suggests organized crime in this chart.  The whole chart makes him feel like a disorganized guy in organized crime.  He’s not there to be organized, he’s there to be brutal and versatile, check and check.  His 5th house, in the chart of a known pimp, makes perfect sense.  He is the stablemaster, he gets the party started.

Mercury is not such a physical planet, in terms of the amount of rage or physical energy that would be generated in that T-square.   This would generally speak more of head games and lies than beatings.  However Rat’s asteroids, discussed below, make him much more violent.  It is not that he is a super high-energy, wired-up guy like Square.  It’s that he’s very unstable, (Moon/water-intensive) abuses substances, (funky Neptune) and has bursts of rage (fixed stars, asteroids).  Also he is disconnected from reality (Neptune, 5th house), and an intense misogynist with his every breath.  My sense is that Rat spent a lot of time on computer games, especially the one where you exploit and kill hookers.  That is absolutely his ethos.  He thinks he is a pimp in a video game, and that is how he rolls.  It’s all just a big fucking party and a joke.

Rat has built a career on these gifts and talents, in my estimation making a name for himself in organized crime as an enforcer especially of women.  His mother was aloof, and protected him but didn’t get or connect with him.  I expect him to have extensive rationalizations for why women as a group should, by rights, finance his rock’n roll lifestyle.  Mostly it’s because we’re no damned good, ask Square.

Rat’s Mercury is square a Pluto/Jupiter/Uranus conjunction in Saturn’s sign of Virgo in Mercury’s 3rd house.  So Mercury is still this winner of this kerfuffle, but it has the added rigidity of Saturn ruling Virgo.  Ultimately Rat is a flaky guy with a lot of loose ends and misdirected energy.  I expect him to be on the internet constantly,  a million devices and accounts.  Not a meticulous evidence minder like Square.  Way too flighty.

I need to go back to Rat’s Sun, Vesta the True Believer, and Mintaka conjunct Mercury, all in the 12th house.  As a 12th house Sun girl, I have put a lot of thought into this particular house, which represents isolation, prisons, and institutions, among other things.  So Rat has a great chance of rotting in prison at some point.  My life has been extraordinarily isolated thanks to people like him, so that works for me.

For me, the 1st and the 12th house have an automatic relationship that suddenly clicked into place for me, and is obvious when you think about it.  I think of the 1st house as the person’s face, the look on their face, what’s on their mind at the moment of birth.  That makes the 12th house like the back of the head.  And just like the back of the head, you have no eyes there, and thus cannot see what’s going on in that area.  It is your blind spot, and you always have it even if you remember to swivel your head a lot.  Rat has a lot going on in the blind spot.  Personally my 12th house Sun is why I feel so adrift in life, not clear why I am still here.  Rat also has Vesta there, suggesting he has no sense of the sacred.   Again, that placement would mean the opposite in a high-integrity person.  But this is a known quantity, no benefit of the doubt applies.  Mr. Rat has no concept of who he truly is, or why he is on Earth.  He is also oblivious to how transparent he is overall.

Importantly, that 12th house Sun makes him vulnerable to haters, being ganged up on in ways that may seem preposterous to others.   He could well have a life story that would sound like a paranoid persecution fantasy, but be true.  While his perpetrator status is well-documented, he does not see his own victimization coming.  That concept is in his 12th house, where he has never thought to even check.  A person so busy twirling in his own head misses a lot.

Dejanira represents what victimization looks like in this individual’s life, and is thus both a portrait of their prey and an indicator of how they will be victimized.   For this sleuthing, I am using Dejanira to represent all sexual victims, especially male on female, and any prostitute.  Her counterpart, Nessus, is the Sexual Deviant/Wife Beater.

The Descendant is about marriage, bigtime partnership like co-ownership of a business.  The 7th house is not the sort of partnership between a pimp and his prostitutes, that seems like more of a 6th house, subordinate thing, which can change faster and be much less deeply rooted than a 7th house thing I would think.

My sense of the Dejanira placement on the Descendant is that Rat is married to prostitution, i.e., a pimp.  This is borne out by known evidence, but that is how it looks in a chart.  However, it also suggests to me that he has very serious partners.  Like not a fucking joke-style organized crime.  At 24 Capricorn, they are bringing big guns and settling shit with finality.  They are well along in a very long game that they definitely intend to win.

Rat has Dejanira 3 degrees off the Descendant, which in combination with his 12th house situation again makes me believe he is involved in organized crime.  To me, he looks like a pawn, not a boss.  I am awaiting more information from the investigator.

Okay, buckle up.  I am going off road here into my own intuitive understandings of      Mr. Rat now, without necessarily connecting dots back to any of the charts in question.  This is my feeling sense of the scene as I am becoming versed in the players.  My pure intuition portion will be in italics, so it’s clear when we’re back on the astrological mainland.

Mr. Rat is a low-level employee of someone I would never want to fuck with in any form or fashion.  At some point in history a local doctor, Buddy, called for an escort from either Craigslist, Backpage, something like that.  Mr. Rat brought a woman to that location.  While the woman was inside, Mr. Rat gathered all the information he could about Buddy. 

Whoever Rat works for exploits everyone he deals with.  His drivers routinely surveil johns.  Later, when they have an idea what he has to offer, they come back and tell Buddy they have a video of Rat bringing an underage prostitute to his home, and him handing Rat the money, etc.   Buddy is now on the hook.  This is straight from the Putin playbook.  Any contact with these individuals leads to you getting busted out, just like anytime the police contact you they run you for warrants.  Routine order of business.

Buddy is a doctor, and when I noted his Saturn placement I asked the investigator about him being coerced to misuse his position, or misusing it of his own free will somehow.  I will Astrosplain Buddy later, he is key to this whole mess.  But he is not one of the big fish murderers they are hoping to catch.  He is up to his eyes in it and knows a lot of the people, which is really messed up since he’s a doctor.

The investigator confirmed that Buddy ran a pill mill.  My sense is that they also brought people to him on at least one occasion that they could not bring to a straight doctor.  He is the Saul Goodman of the whole thing, the corrupt professional who is used as a dupe and is likely to be personally victimized, is in over his head.  He is known to have been in contact with Sunshine near the time of her death.  I am not sure how much Buddy knows until I do his chart.

Okay, back to Mr. Rat and things I have astrological evidence for.  There is really a lot to look at here, so I will stick to the more salient points for now and hopefully update later.

In terms of his murderer profile, based on what I know of his track record I will say that Rat has almost certainly murdered at least one woman.  He is likely to have killed and/or disposed of at least one woman as a sort of job application to the big leagues.  This is a vicious stable manager, a go-fer who kicks up to somebody.

  • Mercury and the mystic rectangle make him very scattered.  Expect him to dispose of bodies by chopping and dispersing.
  • This is a subordinate, not a boss.  Specifically a driver/runner/messenger, with all that Mercury.
  • His victims will likely be women, and he will tend to financially exploit them.  He is capable of truly any level of violence against women, and can be very clever. (Mintaka, Venus, Mercury, Nessus, Uranus)
  • He uses a lot of devices and accounts, and will be sloppy with information.  Electronic tracking will be a good way to get dirt on him. (Mercury, Uranus)
  • He is someone who probably uses significant drugs and alcohol. (Hard Neptune, Moon)
  • He is likely to spend a lot of time on video games and other fantasy escapist things, especially if electronic.  Will love, love, love electronics.  (Hard Neptune and Moon/escapism, Mercury and Uranus electronics/internet)  When I was first told of Rat I had a sense of him spending a lot of time on the game where you get a blowjob from a hooker, then shoot her and get your money back.  That game might have been formative for him, at least the ethos is crystal clear in his head.  May run webcam or porn sites.
  • My sense of Rat is one who lives in a fantasy world.  His Neptune is in late in Scorpio, conjunct Mars in early Sagittarius, both in the 5th house.  So Neptune in the house of parties also suggests pornography when looking at a known pimp.  He brings women different places and films whatever is going on.  That sort of thing is entirely likely for many reasons, including his Uranian inventiveness, and the Algol on Venus.  The exploitation of women to their fullest imaginable potential is the most fun Mr. Rat can possibly imagine having, basically.  And Neptune is there late in Scorpio, keeping it all super dark, perverse, and manipulative, as well as implying both substance abuse and the film industry, i.e., possibly porn.
  • Rat is an extreme liar.  Because of the fantasy world party zone of the 5th house, and his Moon-ruled chart with its emotional rollercoaster, Rat does his best to tell so many lies  that there is no truth anymore.  Everything gets to be what you want it to be.  He is really bad with projecting and denial.
  • Because of his general tendency to scatter things far and wide, disperse evidence, his body disposal will be the opposite of Mr. Square’s.   He is versatile enough to do a copycat dumping, and that kind of clever shit is what his bosses like about him.  His natural instinct is to cut bodies up and ditch them in separate places.  He is not afraid to travel.  His ultimate preference would probably be to destroy his victims to the molecular level, i.e., acid disposal.
  • Mr. Rat, again, would rather climb up a tree and tell a lie than stand on the ground and tell the truth.  No reason needed.  That just overall works for him.   Should be generally loose-lipped, again in stark contrast to Mr. Square.  If not a chatty Cathy, at least more wordy than you would think for his role.

I actually have some factual information about the bodies suspected of being killed by Mr. Square, and need to go and update my speculation on his criminal career.  But I will be back to add to this very interesting individual’s chart.  He is currently out walking around.

He and Mr. Square are quite opposite, and before I leave this for now I will note that while Square’s Mercury looks more like a double career, one legit and one predatory, here it looks very different.  In Rat’s chart I see more the versatility, words, and electronic aspect because it is his only career.  If anything, Rat has an overt career as a pimp and a secret life as a pornographer.











Stephen Miller, Astrosplained

IMO, Stephen Miller, the gargoyle on the wall above, needs Astrosplaining.  By now I believe most people have seen him playing out his Great and Powerful Oz fantasies in that iconic press conference where he advised us that “the president’s powers are very substantial, and will not be questioned.”

If you didn’t catch that stand-up routine, you may have caught his handiwork in the “You’re doomed, obey or die” inaugural speech that he wrote, which Trump assumed would include tanks in the parade and made GW Bush say, “That was some weird shit, man.”  Cover the eyes of the children, and behold the chart of Stephen Miller.

stephen miller chart

First things first, the chart leader.  The Sun is at 1 Virgo, and again thanks to the nice people at, we have a confirmed birth time.  Miller has the Sun at 1 Virgo, making Saturn the chart ruler.  This is underscored by Saturn’s sign of Capricorn on the Ascendant.  Capricorn Ascendant is said to give a bony face or appearance, as well as a grim or sour demeanor.  Ding!

Speaking of the Ascendant, we have Jupiter in the 1st house, making that planet extra important, as it is front and center in the native’s life.  As I mentioned in another post that nobody will read, Trump is actually a perfect example of Jupiter, as depicted below:

fat trump golfing

No, I am not saying that if human, Jupiter would have a Minnesota face and an Oakland booty.  Not saying that at all.  I am saying that Jupiter looks like a big fat guy with crazy-looking hair, playing golf while his responsibilities go to hell in a handbasket.  And Stephen Miller is all about that shit, Priority 1.

So we have a Saturn-led chart with Saturn on the Ascendant and Saturn in his own 10th house, in the sign of Scorpio.  That sign is ruled by Pluto, who is approximately 1 degree off the Midheaven.   So it is pretty close between the two, but I will say Saturn is the ultimate warlord of the God-forsaken despair hole behind Miller’s eyes.  His caporegime is Pluto.  Then Jupiter, the man who would be king, is how Miller presents that to the world in his 1st house.  This is consistent with a senior White House aide.  He is famous for being in government.  The locomotive chart is what makes him so accomplished at such a young age, despite his apparent mental illness.

Importantly, let’s look at that high-falutin’ government job of his.  The Midheaven reflects the public persona, and the 10th house reflects the actual career.  Miller has Pluto directly on the Midheaven, and in technically in the 9th house, but thought of as the 10th.  Anything within 5  degrees of the Midheaven is said to be a marker of fame.

So let us look at his internal wingman on of the Midheaven, Pluto.  It is so important in this chart that I am going all the way into it, at the risk of repeating myself.    Saturn and Pluto are both in Pluto’s sign of Scorpio, and Saturn’s 10th house.  This is a sort of mutual reception, where they have done a sort of trust fall with each other.  But because of the nature of those two planets, genuine trust will probably never arise between them.  There is a great deal of competition in this chart, both internally and externalized.

Pluto is at the head of a mini-kite, the blue triangle in the chart.  Pluto is truly a co-leader of this chart, with Jupiter running a close third.

When I started learning astrology I was surprised to see the obvious meanings in things I had always taken for granted.  For example, I watched every episode of Popeye at least twice as a child, and then I learned about Pluto, and realized that was Bluto.Bluto

The planet Pluto is in the Kuyper belt at the outer limit of our solar system.  That is in and of itself a controversial statement, because everything is moving, for one, and there was a time when we did not know of the existence of Pluto.  But of course it was still there.  That implies that we may need to be more flexible with where we perceive our outer limits as a human race.  And also that the ones who push society to the outer limits do us a favor in some way, by expanding our overall awareness of the human condition, allowing us to be bigger people, even if it can be terribly painful.

Bluto was the guy in the picture above, at least twice the size of Popeye even after eating spinach.   His goal on every episode was to abduct Olive Oyl and keep her for himself.  In classical mythology, Pluto was the one who ripped a hole in the Earth in order to abduct the child Persephone and keep her in hell with him.   Anyway, once that reference clicked for me I can never forget it, and it may help you understand Pluto, the ultimate conflict-driven motherfucker, to just think of Bluto.  He doesn’t like anything but Olive, and he only likes her because he wants to hurt her.  He is the thing that pushes Popeye past his limits, and makes him hit the spinach and become something bigger than he imagined he could be.

[While I was in the middle of writing this, I got approached about the crime stuff.  It was a smooth transition from my end, totally a propos even if the topic switch seemed jarring to readers of the blog, for which I apologize.  But all of this Pluto business pertains also to Mr. Square, if you want to see how Pluto and Saturn look when expressed physically instead of politically.]

Think about the scrawny, bony-headed Stephen Miller pictured above, and compare his ability control and intimidate to Bluto’s.  Mr. Square somewhat physically resembles Miller, and is not a huge guy.  He walked around for years passing for just a creep, not a murderer.  Miller obviously cannot meet that need to bully and terrorize with his physical presence, unless maybe he is holding a grenade.  He also probably does not have all the extreme woman-hating stars that Square has, judging by how Miller has spent his time.  He is a senior White House aide in his early 30s, like Hope Hicks.  So he obviously uses the resources he does have quite well, toward the thing he cares most about, which does not appear to be strangling.  Let’s look at those strong points now.

  1. Greatly empowered Saturn and Pluto
  2. Locomotive chart, highly capable and motivated
  3. Emphasis on fixed signs, adding inherent rigidity like a concrete mix with more aggregate and less water
  4. Pluto mini kite
  5. Pluto mini-kite on the Midheaven
  6. Pluto mini-kite approximately opposite the middle of the empty bit, the psychic focal point where there is a vacuum to be filled.

I have already discussed the first two, and explained the third.

The mini-kite pattern is headed by Pluto in his own sign, and Neptune and the Sun in Saturn’s signs of Capricorn and Virgo.  Neptune in any sort of harsh aspect will tend to add delusion or dilution, a blurring of lines and focus.  Neptune opposition the Sun can mean a lot of things, as Sun aspects are so central to the personality and Neptune is by  definition — where exactly is the bottom of the ocean, how deep precisely?   This opens the door to Miller believing himself to be whatever he wants to believe.  All of that is facilitating Pluto, who is at the head of that warm fuzzy mini-kite right at his public image, on the Midheaven.

This is one of those examples of a very obvious hole in the consciousness that is seeking to be filled, the giant empty space of a locomotive chart.  In a locomotive, the engine is said to be the first planet counterclockwise from the empty part of the chart.  In this case that is Venus, in Cancer.  Miller has some very old-fashioned gender ideas, with Venus in the traditional Cancer.  I am sure he expects home-cooked meals and hand-knitted socks.  He probably likes them extra scratchy.  Miller has Venus, Ceres, Mercury, Mars, and the Vertex all in the 7th house of Marriage.  Venus is the only one in Cancer, all the others are in Leo.  A distinct double-standard for women and men in marriage, not surprising considering his general antediluvian ethos.

Here Pluto and the empty patch are almost perfectly centered along his MC/IC axis.  It has everything to do with how he feels in his heart of hearts (IC) versus how he is seen by the world (MC).  Pluto adds passion and fire to whatever it touches.  This chart is set up to challenge Miller to reach deep inside of himself, shoot all of his energy toward that North Node near the IC like a bank shot.  If he were my son, I would strongly encourage him to worry more about how he feels about himself than what the world thinks of him, specifically loving himself more than he needs to be feared.

I have done a second chart to show some of the fixed star and asteroid activity in this chart, below.

stephen miller nessus chart

Miller has a lot of fixed star activity in that blank real estate portion, including:

  • Algorab and Seginus flanking Juno the Spouse.  Trump has Jupiter on Seginus, making a Seginus contact a Trump-specific marker.  Then Algorab marks the crows, a subgroup that is not necessarily Trumpish IIRC, but Trump works for their shared agenda.  The recap (which is already incomplete as I work on this all the time) details those lists of who has what.  I actually need a scorecard, like a posterboard for my notes.
  • Saturn opposition Algol
  • Acamar almost in orb for the Part of Fortune
  • Chiron and Pallas Athena conjunct Rigel and Cursa
  • over in the 11th house, don’t forget that adorable Antares Moon.  Antares, the “heart of the scorpion,” and thus to my mind at least can be thought of as Pluto headquarters.  I know I disagree with all the citable people here.  That is okay.  I still love them.  Antares is Pluto’s favorite chair in his man cave of Scorpio.
  • It gets really ugly from here:
    • Mars conjunct Nessus the Abuser
    • Dejanira 4 degrees from Antares, 6 degrees from the Moon
    • Toro conjunct Ceres the Earth Mother

Before I dip into it, I note that Miller does not appear to have any Mintaka connection, other than the 6th house cusp with nothing else in the house.  That is one of the points of the Astrosplaining series, looking at whether these deeper influences really are having the effect I suspect.  Because obviously there are plenty of ways people can go negative, they are not all necessarily connected.  And here, I feel like it is not Orion.  It is just Pluto and Saturn, pretty routine.  Maybe an Orion wannabe.  But mostly an ordinary selfish bully, albeit one who gives it his 100 percent.

I would expect Miller to be loved by the Antares crowd, including Bekah Mercer and even Czarinka Trump, who also has prominent Antares.  [Add Omarosa to that Antares list.  I will hopefully be Astrosplaining her before she gets called to testify but I have important things to do.]   Antares is the antagonist, the ultimate Bart Simpson, the conflict-driven one who rages against maturity.   Again, General McMaster, with his Mars on Aldebaran, is the natural enemy of the Antares crowd due to the natural Cain-and-Abel type automatic antagonism between both Mars and Antares (anti-Aries, the sign of Mars) and Aldebaran and Antares.

Miller’s Moon is conjunct both Antares and Uranus, the Inventor.  Uranus is a planet that I have not really explored in depth in this series, although it plays prominent roles in certain Trumpian charts.  Overall, Jupiter and Neptune are the most common focal points for those connected to the Donald.  Greed and lies alternative facts.

Uranus provides a certain detachment, a higher perspective.   The Age of Aquarius was about looking at humanity as one race, depersonalizing and seeing the forest instead of the trees.  That detached perspective can lead to phenomenal insights and bolts from the blue, as we saw in Nikola Tesla, who had Uranus conjunct Algol.  Tesla also lived a non-ordained but monastic life, detached from the mainstream of humanity, little understood.  He did not need a vow of silence to remain silent most of the time, the outsider personified.  People who saw him shoot lightning from his fingers still yanked him off the podium for “babbling like a lunatic.”  So there is a Uranian quality of disconnection from, yet intense interest in, humanity.  Miller does seem to live on his own lonely planet.  Misery loves company, if not the other way around.

Then the Moon is about our visceral experience of life, our moods, and thus our spirits.  Just as the Moon is constantly changing shape and position in the sky, we are constantly shifting and moving on our own internal cycles and within the overall world.  There is no way not to be a moving wheel in the watchworks of existence.  That is reflected in our sense of ourselves and our lives, as experienced in our bodies.  How do even small children know the difference between good and bad touch, before their intellects are fully developed?  They instinctively know whether it feels right or wrong.  Those instincts can be and often are smashed down so far as to no longer be evident at all.  But we all have this as a human birthright, that gut knowing and gnawing displayed in the Moon.  And the feelings never go away, only the benefit of speaking your own emotional language.

In Miller’s  case, that Moon is conjunct the above-described Uranus and Antares, creating a classic angry loner.  Now that I have begun looking at the asteroids of murderers and their victims, and seeing the actual parallels between Mr. Square’s chart and Miller’s, I got curious, since the Saturn and Pluto parallels are strong between the two men.

I am not in any way saying Miller has or would commit an actual crime.  I see him having ample expression for his Pluto and Saturn in his chosen domain of government, as discussed above reference Jupiter.  That is ample outlet.  He seems to have chosen his thoughts and words to fight with rather than his fists.  That said, I imagine that he treated his mother absolutely horribly, very emotionally abusive of her in particular, a sense that she should know her place as his servant and a tendency to lash out at her in particular.

Mars is in Leo, where the kings rule from on high.  Venus is in Cancer, barefoot and pregnant.  Those are both in the 7th house, so that is what marriage looks like for him.  Too bad Angela from The Office is already taken, they would be so great together.  Really I can’t imagine a woman meek, humble, and frugal enough for him, or able to crank out enough male offspring fast enough.

Again, pretending he is my son, and has not been horrible to me, I would recommend he jump on finding that sister wife pronto.  He has the victim asteroid, Dejanira, in the 11th house of society, conjunct Antares on the other side from the Moon and Uranus.  Not a pretty picture, the whole thing.  Perfectly reflected in that tank-inspired speech.  Importantly, the under-bus-thrower-in-chief will definitely be shoving young Stephen when his time comes.  That is where Miller becomes a victim, in society.  He is already a pariah.  That will never change.  Hopefully he is enjoying his heyday, because when his 15 minutes are over, they will be really, really over.  He will never get that stink off.


True Crime: Mr. Square, Astrosplained

Here I am reviewing the chart of a man suspected in multiple sexual-deviant type murders of women who were sex workers.  I will begin with what I know, as always.  The question about this individual is not simple guilt.  He is already convicted of two similar killings.  For now, I am looking to understand him and the other women he may have attacked, whether they might have crossed paths, and if so, how that might have gone, how I would expect the interaction to look energetically.

Mr Square chart

As always, I am using my Pluto skills to get to the bottom of why violence manifests the way it does, though I normally look at it from a societal rather than interpersonal level.  This is a whole new thing, so you are reading my working notes as I learn how to do this new skill of criminal profiling.

Quick caveat:  I normally like to look at the positives and negatives of the different signs and planets in my interpretation.  I try to include those things in my written narratives, but do not always manage or bother.   However, I am not being asked about him because the Lions Club wants to give him an award.  So as with Moonflower, I am not going to dither about other potentially more positive readings.  There are actual bodies in the ground.  Square is already a convicted sex fiend.

First things first, we determine a chart ruler.  The Sun is in Cancer, Moon rulership.  Square was born to feel things.  The Moon herself is late in Sagittarius, giving Jupiter no small say in how things go for Mr. Square internally.   Then lo and behold, there is Jupiter conjunct the Sun, combust even.

So his personal greediness is woven into the fabric of who he knows himself to be.  His self-service is automatic, he knows no other way.  Jupiter is the original good time Charlie, and Sagittarius is about setting course for adventure.  But looking at the rest of the chart, that adventure had to be more of a non-stop hell ride.  This chart actually has a big energetic fire right in the middle of it.  The Moon and Jupiter are in mutual reception, so he really wants to feel that high roller, good time Charlie feeling more than anything.  That raucous good time will be very, very hard to achieve in a chart this dark.  It’s the old Squares Just Wanna Have Fun.  But there is no song like that, because (a) Square really, really hates girls, and (b) he is not a fun guy.

The red triangles are T-squares.  As discussed all over this blog, the T-square is an internal sore spot, a constant friction point, a pebble in the shoe from birth.  T-squares give people drive, make them not feel complacent.  They have a burning problem in their lives, an itch they cannot reach.

Mr. Square has two, back to back.  That aspect pattern makes this a really unique chart.  I have never seen one quite like it before.  There is a somewhat common configuration called a grand cross, which is quite like this except with two oppositions making an X in the middle of the chart.  The lack of an opposition from Pluto to Saturn makes a huge difference here.

With an opposition, there is a way for energy to flow back and forth.  It forces people to reckon with whatever planets are involved in a full-tilt way.  At lower levels of self-control, that can be like a ping-pong effect, where the person is bounced from facing the hard part of one planet to the other, back and forth.  It is important to note that this is a constant issue, an internal perpetual motion machine.

As people work through their life challenges and evolve, that opposition can become a well-worn path.  (Ask me, I know!)  The more completely the individual reconciles that core question in the opposition, the less friction there is, and after the river of blood, sweat, and tears you end up with enhanced connectivity.

A T-square tries to disrupt that ping-pong feedback loop by bringing in a referee, a third, to make the magic number.  One T-square will provide more than the average drive for the entire life.  A T-square can become beautifully balanced, but that is a ton of work and always creates propulsion.  When there is a very nice balanced flow, like with a bucket handle across from the T-square apex, you have an energy-generating circuit like a piston engine and a logical way to ground it.

In this case, all of the friction is directed outward, because there is no opposition in the middle.  There is no way for the two big malefics, Pluto and Saturn, to communicate, no way for them to sort their differences.  There can be no evolution, because there is no footpath from A to B, you can’t get there from here.   It is like two Rock’em Sock’em robots duct taped back to back, permanently swinging outward.  This is especially true in this afflicted-Moon-dominated chart, where the opposition is perpendicular to the T-square apices with no road from Saturn to Pluto.  It is like trying to rub your ears by punching forward.

rockem sockem robots

Of course there is a way that those two could communicate, along their shared opposition.  They could go the long way around, and have their corner planets, the Moon and Mars, pass messages back and forth.  “Yeah?  Well tell him I said…”  And that is probably how it works for him, because all of that energy has to go somewhere, and it all has to be grounded through his body.  He has to be the one to find some way to express it, because it is all inside of him.  He has to make that work somehow to survive.  That is an enormous amount of steam to blow off.

Again, I sense an enormous physical output of work and effort.  I would expect him to have done a lot of murders if he was roaming free from the first one to his arrest.  He would have gotten extremely efficient and workmanlike about the whole thing, and be able to knock out a murder between work and dinner, so to speak.  I can only imagine choking a prostitute would be his version of smoking a joint after work, even if he didn’t kill her every time.

Then there is the question of whether Square’s Mars is in late Pisces or early Aries.  I would say almost certainly he has Mars in the 1st decan of Aries, unredirectable.  His ideas about manhood and himself as a man are in no way squishy or vague around the edges.  He is all about it.  This is not the guy to ask, “Honey, why don’t you watch the kids so I can go out with my friends?” unless you want to be thrown down the stairs.  Anything like that would sound as emasculating to him as if you had suggested he service another man orally.  Pluto would fill him with rage, and Saturn would punish you.

The Moon, again, is that central planet in this Cancer Sun chart.  It is literally in the crossfire of this intense anger and lust for vindication, and the spine for same.  I can’t believe I forgot to show it on the chart, but that Mars is conjunct the famous Mintaka, the original subject of my Astrosplaining.  So the investigator who reads my blog homed in on the Mintaka connection energetically.  If you think about it, the odds of that individual reading this blog, which has 50-ish subscribers years later, are pretty remarkable.  I think I am the only one investigating Mintaka, and this suspect has it conjunct Mars in this super ugly position.  I already did not believe in coincidences.

I am also learning a lot about reading charts in this process.  I am being shown my interpretations need to be quite literal and gut level, like Mars is the body of a man, and Venus is the body of a woman  (King, Queen, or Page of Pentacles in tarot) if you are reading for Jane or John Doe.   Square has Mintaka on Mars.  The above link to my thoughts on Mintaka discusses Joe Arpaio. The two actually have a lot in common, like Saturn, Pluto, and Mintaka.

Saturn is about the physical body and material world.  Mr. Square is builder, who makes and breaks things all the time.  He has a very strong sense of his command in the world as a man, a very strong drive to express that, shown in the Saturn apex.   Saturn spawns a demand for answers.  Saturn represents authority figures generally, and thus pronounced Saturn may make a native feel himself to be an authority figure, one who is just, one who is right.  He does not question his right to his anger.  Saturn doesn’t double-check the authority figures to see if he is correct.  He is the authority figure.  So when this planet goes wild in a chart, expect to see someone very money-oriented, very picky about food and hygiene, his body and his money.  Very detail-oriented and shrewd.

Importantly, when Saturn goes deviant, look for the Punisher.  Because of the self-righteousness and linear disposition, a bad Saturn is judge, jury, and executioner.

I also get a sense of one who has a tremendous amount of physical energy, who requires very little sleep and is very work-ready.  He is able to accomplish a lot physically, major stamina.  Square also has Pluto and Uranus conjunct in Virgo, Saturn’s sign.  So overall this chart is like an All-Star Game for malefic planets.  Really hard to say who the MVP is.  Mercury, though not a malefic, should be included with two ugly hotspots in Gemini.  Mars is a raging nightmare in this chart, and Antares is activated too.  The benefics, Jupiter and Venus, are also both pretty bad.

Then I talk about Pluto quite a lot on this blog, the one who ripped a hole in the Earth so he could abduct the child Persephone and rape her in hell.  Again, we are not talking about me or the investigators, the non-toxic side of Pluto.  We are talking about a convicted predator.  The question really is how many other women did he get before they convicted him of one?  And which women were those?

The key thing to understand about Square is that he is Moody as hell, because of that Moon-dominant chart with this horrible opposition placement.  Adding Jupiter into the mix with Venus, instead of having the blending of the two benefics adding a gold star to the whole personality the whole thing goes quite another way.

We see toxic Venus and toxic Jupiter.  Toxic Venus is in this case a debased or degraded woman.

Jupiter can be an exploiter, because he is selfish and quick to externalize, or blow off consequences.  Jupiter is the guy who will make it rain at a strip club, because he is having a good time.  But he won’t give money to a homeless guy unless someone is watching, and then he will give the minimum to look good.  He can be enormously generous, but strictly within his own context and always on his own terms.  The house always wins, and the house is Jupiter.   Trump is highly Jupiterian, (also Mercurial) and we can basically just put a little picture of him next to that word in the dictionary.  Maybe one of these.

fat trump golfing

A big fat guy with crazy-looking hair, golfing while his responsibilities go to hell in a handbasket.  Jupiter just does whatever the fuck he wants, all the time.  Other people exist to facilitate that.  The whole world exists to facilitate that.  He doesn’t care what part of the above you don’t understand.  Consequences are for other people, people he will never meet.  [How does that song go?  Tameka got a big ole butt! LaShawn got a big ole butt! Donald Trump got a big ole butt! Shake them birthday cakes!]

So back to the much worse criminal, Mr. Square.  In this chart, the Jupiterian influence is that of feeling entitled to exploit specifically women financially, like a beauty pageant owner who abducts and chokes instead of just peeping and groping. Also not exactly a swimsuit competition, and no prizes.

This exploitation idea played out with women in particular, as opposed to wanting to own a sweat shop full of men or children, because wow, look at Square’s Venus conjunct Nessus, the sexual deviant asteroid, the perpetrator/predator.  Nessus’ counterpart is Dejanira, the sexual victim/domestic violence victim asteroid.  This is a hypothetical chart, so the degrees are not confirmed.  Mr. Square has that Dejanira most likely right at the beginning of Taurus, a sign ruled by Venus.  He expects women to know their place.  His wife was born to be battered, and that is how his queen should expect to feel, that is how he glorifies her.  He expects her to come unto him like a disobedient child for punishment.

One of the questions regarding this individual was that his wife claims ignorance.  This seems incredible to the investigators.  I agree.  Square’s wife and mother both know better than anyone that he acts out on women.  He has both Juno the Spouse and Ceres the Earth Mother conjunct Venus and Nessus, the abuser:  Ceres, Juno, Venus, Nessus, at 4, 5, 6, and 8 Gemini.

Then of course Aldebaran is at 9 Gemini.  But since we do not see any integrity in this individual, that means his demons got the better of him, his Willy Wonka ticket did him in.  When the native’s integrity fails, an Aldebaran contact becomes a trap door to their personal demons, a dishonest manifestation of the antagonistic Antares.  So, one who pretends to be Gallant, but is actually Goofus, in terms of his Nessus and (if we slightly smudge the orb) his Venus.  I am getting a lot looser with my orbs because of things like this.  Square’s inner antagonist clearly did access Venus, and Nessus is right there.  And of course then he has that prominent Mars/Mintaka in Gemini as well.

Speaking of that, with all the hardcore Saturn, the desire to make them pay, literally and figuratively, and Jupiter, wanting to have a good time, Mintaka adds the sense of expecting to own slaves, basically.

So if the question is, was this guy a builder by day and a human trafficker by night?  I would have to say yes, this is what such a  person’s chart would look like, precisely.  There could very well be a sense of a double life or dual persona with the extreme Gemini.  The Saturn and Jupiter influences, plus multiple threats to Venus, all add up to one who fully expects to exploit women financially.  Mintaka just adds an exponential and over-the-top quality to the most abusive human behaviors on this one specific theme of harming captives for money and fun.  And he has the energy to carry on two physically demanding full-time occupations, no problem, especially if he loves one of them as much as he loves harming women.

I am a little surprised that the question is not being asked, if he is living a double life and running a sex slave ring.  A lot is known about his activities at this point, obviously, and they are not asking that.  He has white-hot flashes of violence, yes.  But he also has an extreme amount of energy and enormous duality, plus the horrible Mintaka, Nessus, Antares, and not for nothing, forgot to mention Algol on the North Node.  I would expect some degree of trickiness in finances for sure with this non-stop, hypervigilant individual and his intense Saturn and sense of entitlement.  He is one who feels like taxes should be paid to him, not the other way around.  Square definitely needs to be his own boss.  There is no way he answers to another man, and most definitely not a woman, never.

Pluto is where we get the sadism, at the apex of the other T-square.  Pluto and Saturn, that two-piston engine of malice, is about lust and rage, anger in the moment, cruelty and sadism.  It would add bursts of power to an already high-physical-energy chart, adrenaline bursts of rage in that highly unstable Moon-Mars axis, like a nitro booster on a race car screaming down the autobahn.

Pluto conjunct Uranus speaks of sudden urges, strange ideas that evoke the white-hot rage that this entire chart generates.  It adds a marked inventiveness to the sadism and general high-level detachment, which is just what you want in a guy like this.

As I murderer, I would expect to see:

  • Saturn making him very organized and careful about evidence
  • Pluto making him a torturer and highly volatile, a choker
  • Mintaka making him one who seeks to exploit captives financially
  • Jupiter making him over-the-top
  • Mercury making him likely to involve siblings in criminal activity and likely to maintain a double life or secret existence with that Pluto
  • Extreme violence against younger women victims, the wife, and possibly the mother
  • He is highly methodical but also unstable and prone to extreme rages.  Think of the Moon, his entire inner world goes back and forth.  It depends on how he feels in the moment.  But he is always ready, he was born ready.
  • I had wondered if he would be able to work with a brother or cousin, and maybe a laborer.  No, he is way too much of a control freak for that.  If you want something done right, do it yourself.  Mr. Rat may be knowingly providing women to a serial killer.  However, Mr. Square would not trust anyone else for a second.  He gets his own victims.
  • He is workmanlike, and on some level fancies himself an empire-builder.  I would expect his construction business to roughly parallel his murder business, in terms of scope and scale.  [UPDATED]  I have learned that the serial-type murders this individual is suspected of involved carefully packaged bodies, disposed very neatly, like carefully packed and stacked.  This was done cheaply and efficiently, in a way that would tend to minimize evidence transfer.  This strongly indicates Mr. Square as the suspect.  I expect his tools, his truck, his materials, to all be immaculate.  He is very fussy about his belongings, including the murdered women, because he literally cares much more about possessions than other people.  If the women packaged and disposed this way are his victims, he is storing them there as the materials for that particular project.  He owns them like he owns lumber and drywall.














Crime: You Can Help

The investigator I am working with asked me to put the word out.  Here is a link to Senator Portman discussing the Stop Sex Trafficking Bill in the Guardian.

History will judge those who don’t stop sex trafficking – Rob Portman

The bipartisan Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act would clarify Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act to ensure that websites that facilitate sex trafficking can be held liable so that victims can get justice.

The bipartisan bill would:

  • Allow victims of sex trafficking to seek justice against websites that facilitated the crimes against them;
  • Eliminate federal liability protections for websites that assist, support, or facilitate a violation of federal sex trafficking laws; and
  • Enable state law enforcement officials, not just the federal Department of Justice, to take action against individuals or businesses that violate federal sex trafficking laws.

    For more information, visit

    Your support of the bill is crucial to its success. Please email Senator Portman’s Office <Megan_Harrington@portman.senate.govif your organization would like to sign on as a supporter. 

Crime: Moonflower, Astrosplained

As I am getting grounded in helping investigators look at a variety of murders and see which dots can be connected where, my first step is getting a sense of the individuals.  This young woman I am calling Moonflower.   She is one of the victims in the horary question posted here.

Moonflower chart

First things first, as always.  The chart ruler is Mercury, Sun in Gemini.  And also Mercury is king of his own castle in Gemini, so that is settled.

Because I am Astrosplaining a murdered woman, I am in the curious position of suddenly dispensing with all of the wiffle-waffling that normally goes into determining whether something pertains or not, agonizing over orbs, etc.  Here, I can truly just work with what is known and see how it is reflected in the chart.

I am calling this young lady Moonflower, because she was one who suffered extremely dark moods.  Most of her nights were dark nights of the soul, unfortunately.  I feel the pain of her life in this chart.  She has the Moon at the head of that T-square, with Neptune opposing both the Sun and Mars.  There is no more need to wonder if that extreme Neptune is about substance abuse or simply an inner life.  We can look at the completed facts of her life and see how that almost certainly played out, in substance abuse.  Mercury is really uncomfortable with feelings.  This is a very difficult chart.

I really hate it when a sex worker is killed, and they say “a local prostitute was found…” instead of “a local woman.”  Like killing a prostitute is worse than killing a dog, but not quite as bad as killing an actual person.  Moonflower’s violent end was not her fault.  She was 5’2″ and very young.  It is the fault of the animals that killed her.

Anyway this is why I am not going to drill down deep into her personal issues.  The crosses she bore were not an excuse to act out on her.  She is not being investigated.  What I see in brief is the glaring pain of one whose emotions are so raw, so uncomfortable in her own skin, that she was desperate to escape.  She would have craved the sort of bliss that heroin users describe.  It is perfectly understandable from this chart.  Obvious even.

So the important things for my purposes is understanding how this particular trafficked woman died, and also how what I know about her can inform me as an astrologer.

  1. Moonflower has the Sun, North Node, and Mars conjunct Mintaka.  My main thesis in the Astrosplaining series is that those of us who incarnated to work through our ancient Orion issues will have a prominent Mintaka in our charts, as described at the link.  This is a murdered, trafficked woman.  Mintaka on the nose.
  2. Moonflower has Antares just a smidgin out of proper orb for Uranus.  I have to wonder if her death involved a blitz attack or an ambush, something she could not anticipate.  This is one of those things where my Kipu tell me to look at what feels right, not what fits the technical specifications.  Either way, her Uranus is conjunct both Antares and Jupiter.  We know she was financially exploited, as Jupiter is prone to do.  We know toxic masculinity had everything to do with it.
  3. Moonflower has Algol conjunct Dejanira, the sexual victim asteroid.  If we slightly fudge the orbs, also add Chiron, the wound that will never heal, and Vesta, that which we would kill or die for.  This little cluster is in opposition to Toro, an asteroid I was unaware of until researching this chart.  Toro is the raging bull, and there it is rampaging directly toward Algol, Dejanira, and Chiron.
  4. She has Nessus, the sexual deviant/predator asteroid, 8 degrees from Venus.  This strongly suggests my orb ideas may need to be reviewed.  We know she was killed by a predator, that is not in dispute.  Only which one.
  5. Moonflower’s Saturn and Pluto are only one degree apart.  This is all more gasoline on the excruciating pain in her soul shown in the T-square.  Importantly, the individual suspected of killing her is Mr. Square, whose chart I am still working on.  His unique chart has basically a piston engine of T-squares, with Saturn and Pluto as the two pistons.  If he is in fact the one that murdered her, that is quite on the nose.
  6. That Saturn/Pluto conjunction is happening in Venus’ sign of Libra.  Moonflower’s Venus is in Leo, ruled by the Sun, conjunct the North Node and Mintaka.  Venus here represents her literal physical body.  Again, all of that Sun/Mintaka stuff is opposite Antares and Uranus, the angry surprise twins.



Crime Horary: Did Mr. Square Kill Them?

The original question posed to me about the murders was a very specific and concise one, a yes-or-no.  While I am truly an entry-level dabbler at horary, I am hoping that others who are knowledgeable about horary may find this an interesting opportunity to share with the class in a way that makes a meaningful contribution.

For those who may not be familiar, horary is the astrology of answering questions.  It is a form of what is called mundane astrology.  Horary honors the asking of the question itself as a unique entity that contains its own answer.

One thing I am rapidly discovering as I begin this whole new exploration (sorry for anybody who was waiting to see Stephen Miller, Don McGahn, and Omarosa Astrosplained, this is more important) is that I need to go with my gut versus traditional knowledge when the two are in conflict.  That feels really huge and scary.  Not as scary as being murdered by a human trafficker.

On that note, this was the original question that I received:

Did X kill Y and Z?

And I cast this horary  chart on the time and location the request was emailed to me.

horary answer

Now again, let me be clear, buckle up because we are astrologically going off-road.  For example, I know that the outer planets, asteroids, etc. are not considered in horary.  There is no quote to Lilly or Ptolemy that backs me up here.  Our information base changes all the time.  And I am being told not to be nitpicky about orbs or classical rules, but to rely even more on my intuition than I already do.  Full disclosure.  That said, the divine hand is definitely in play for me to even be in this conversation.

One example of such a deviation from the classics, I have displayed all of the planets, and included not only the goddess asteroids that I always like to see, but Nessus, Dejanira, and Toro.   I am going out on a limb here and saying that all of our classic citable astrologers would tell me to consider the sexual deviant, the victim, and the raging bull when seeking to answer such an important question.  Synchronicity led me to Toro, and I trusted my gut, and wow, there it is across from Nessus, the Raging Bull in opposition to the Sexual Deviant.  Again, this is not the chart of the suspect or victims, but of the investigator asking me if he is the killer of those two.  Cue spooky music.

One thing I like about horary is that it is really literal.  Venus here represents not only the wife, but every woman.  Literally the one in the dress on the bathroom sign, just that basic.  But I am a self-taught astrologer and do not know how to determine some of the key questions in horary.  So for now, I will put this out there in case some horary astrologers have any input.  I will post updates as appropriate.







Help Wanted: Astro Sleuths

I have had an opportunity to assist in some unsolved murders, and I am honored to help.  I would like to put out a call especially among my fellow astrologers — and particularly those who work with transits — to review the details of certain individuals and determine the likelihood of a murder occurring between these two people.  I am currently working on how to appropriately anonymize everything.

There are other questions to be asked, and I will be posting my findings on here as I go.  I am interested in looking for the same things as in the Astrosplained series, in terms of what makes people do the things they do, and specifically intensely negative things.  So this is a slightly new twist for me.  I am actually back-burnering the Stephen Miller and Omarosa charts while I figure out how to tackle this issue.

Please contact me artnunymiss and gmail, or teresa at manykipu d otc om if you are interested in looking at the charts of multiple victims and persons of interest.