Dreaming of a King can be an Archetype that appears in the dreamscape when the Wise Man area of the psyche is becoming active. The King can personify maturity and wisdom. For a man, the King can symbolize issues related to the father, or how one is mastering the idea of success in a way that makes one a leader. For a woman, the King can appear when she is awakening to the type of potential that is associated with being 'masculine' but is applicable to either sex. She may be connecting with her ability to become empowered and to provide for herself. When the King appears in a dream, the message centers around empowerment. Depending upon the details of the dream, it can signify negative aspects of the ego, or positive qualities of maturity and wisdom.