Unfavorable conclusions. Loosely applied to: (a) any inharmonious aspect of a planet or (b) any aspect of a malefic planet, particularly its conjunction, parallel, square or opposition. Any authorities have applied to a mundane or zodiacal parallel of, or when, both Infortunes besieged them (q.v.). Some authorities assume that every House cusp may be influenced by the critical degree, but any such consideration must be restricted to instances where the birth moment is understood for certain.