Number 4 is the number of stability, authority and firm foundations. The Emperor represents the the classical male figure and the power of the rational mind over emotion. 4 is a number of structure and the material plane. The Emperor card often turns up when an older father, or authoritative type figure enters your life. He will be knowledgeable and good at business and can assist you in making sound decisions. Symbolically the Emperor is an older man and a wise ruler. Associated with the sign Aries of which there are many symbols of the ram represented on this car, and the masculine energy of Mars. (Mars is the planetary ruler of Aries). He still wears armour although his sitting position implies he has many battles behind him and that he deserves respect.