An imminent transition, perhaps a move, or change of job or lover.
An impending death in the world of the dreamer – usually a relative, friend, or admired public figure.
The dreamerâs death, however, is never shown.
The need for change in some department of the dreamerâs life.
As to what: Watch for other symbols in the dream.
Astrological parallel: Scorpio Tarot parallel: Death