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Your expectations that things will come to a head and that you'll finally have it out with that person who's been making your life miserable may be sorely disappointed when the Sun opposes Mars on April 8. Usually, this presages dramatic face-offs, chest thumping and cacophonous saber rattling because Mars is named after the Roman god of war. Mars loves a good fight. However, Mars — already weakened in Libra — is rendered even more civil and obedient when retrograde. In fact, you may be surprised to discover a peace-loving side, and conversation will replace confrontation in the days ahead. You've still got a ways to go before bridges are mended, but developments on April 11 and 12 are steps in the right direction.
SCORPIO (Oct. 22 - Nov. 20)
Your hope was to retreat quietly from a skirmish without anyone catching on, but that won't be happening. You're in too deep to wiggle out, and now you have to back up your words with action. Everyone is looking to you to settle a certain conflict, contest or feud in a decisive way. However, the planets indicate that the means by which you resolve matters will be far less sensational. In fact, something as simple as an overlooked clause or rarely invoked stipulation may be all you need to bring recalcitrant types back into line.