Intuition can bring any natal chart interpretation into clarity. It is the essential connection that links the pieces into a coherent whole — a living story. Without intuition, you're just reading symbols. Knowledge and understanding of the planets will give you a broad base to start from and a context in which to consider those symbols. For instance, one thing you should know is that planets are the expression of energy. They are classified as benefic or malefic: good or bad. In this section, you'll find out about this and other characteristics of the planets.