Erica (Raven) Branch-Butler is a full-time, professional, Tarot Reader and consultant who has worked for Edge of the Circle Books in Seattle for the last 16 years. She is the Editrix of the Edge of the Circle Books Newsletter Blog. Erica is also a published illustrator of children’s books and video game concept art and is currently designing an African-American Tarot Deck based on rural, Midwestern, African-American folklore and Magical practices. She is also the bassist for the Seattle Dark Rock/Gothic/Industrial band Legion Within. Legion Within is currently in the process of releasing its 5th formal CD, entitled Idiot Prime, which is a protest of the Corporate Colonization of Seattle’s Capitol Hill.