Literal negotiations may be beneficial
A god or goddess: Each varies here by the specific visage seen, but ecumenically any such appearance indicates a higher consciousness, morality, and the divine spark within each of us.
Christ: An image of healing, forgiveness, protection, and renewal.
If crucified, an emblem of martyrdom, or giving too much of yourself (see Cross, Sacrifice).
The path of positive speech and acting in accord.
Gandhi: Empowerment that comes from knowing your own mind.
A just cause fought for without violence. Peaceful negotiations.
A guru: Looking for, and dependence upon, spiritual insights from other people. Remember that your own heart is the best guru to guide your life.
Mother Teresa: The highly underestimated power of gentility, kindness, and compassion.
Moses: Redemption that first requires the trying of your beliefs.
A wizard: Mastery over the elements, and the ability to foresee the consequences of actions. Alternatively, a stage magician represents trickery and illusion meant to fool people.
King Arthur: Wise and peaceful leadership. Having a real understanding of equity.
Merlin: A tutorial image from your Higher Self who helps you see things differently, from a more metaphysical perspective.
Kings and queens: People, situations, or ideals in your life that have some authority over you.
The questions to ponder here are how much control do they have and how healthy is it for you? Look at other elements in the dream to determine this. Alternatively, these may be reflections of your own Higher Self, and self-rulership.
Mary: An alternative image of the primordial goddess, who through obedience and faith gave birth to the Messiah.... The Language of Dreams
If you are throwing a curve ball, then you are being tricky, manipulative and trying to throw others off balance so that they strike out.
If you lob the ball, then you are attempting to make it easy, even abdicating your power to the player up at bat.
If you are up to bat, dealing with the pitcher, then you are feeling on the defensive. See Baseball.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Sun: Self-confidence, life goals, will power, masculine energy.
Moon: Emotions, sensitivity, desire for contact, feminine energies.
Mercury: Reason, intellect, communication, learning, information, negotiations, traveling, selling, buying.
I cnus: Esthetics, harmony, art, assimilation, love, sensuality, pleasure, female libido.
Mars: Vitality, courage, will power, drive, determination, male libido.
Jupiter: Self-worth, judgment, kindness, tolerance, wisdom, and religious foundation.
Saturn: Physical strength, order, limits, security, peace, concentration, responsibilities.
Uranus: Intuition, creative intelligence, originality, change, discoveries and explorations, reforming.
Neptune: Universal love, idealism, support, social engagement.
Pluto: Death and rebirth, metamorphosis, transformation, collective strength and energy, destruction, power (powerlessness).... Dreamers Dictionary
A stick also signifies intimidation, and that perhaps you are being overly forceful in your negotiations. Also, a stick can be a phallic symbol, which represents aggressive sexual feelings. Consider the feeling tone of this dream, to determine its significance for you.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The table usually represents nourishment, friendship, and unity. When interpreting this dream consider the primary function of the table in the dream as well as its shape and those that have gathered around it. Most people can make many associations with this piece of furniture. It could represent emotionally charged events, such as a family dinner, contractual negotiations, or pleasant/unpleasant meetings.
The emotional reactions to the situation in this dream will lead you to its interpretation.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary