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Strength arrives at the top of the Bone Staircase and she tentatively knocks on the Door of Death. Death welcomes her and bestows upon her the gift of being able to relinquish attachment and ego. He tells her she does not need to constantly pacify the rigours of life. Letting go of need is the greatest strength of all.
In return, Strength grants Death the gift of gifting itself; the ability of Death to provide choice and release from pain, from the constant fight, the constant need to be strong in the face of it.
Message: STRENGTH IN THE FACE OF DEATH IS ALWAYS THE STRENGTH YOU HAVE.