|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Bab:A Sub-Deb, Mary Roberts Rinehart by Mary Roberts Rinehart:
other, Familey or no Familey. Old Hal has been looking down his
nose long enough. When's your first party?"
"Tomorrow night," I gasped out.
"Very well. Tomorrow night it is. It's the Adams's, isn't it, at
I could only nod. I was beyond speaking. I saw it all clearly. I
had been wicked in decieving my dear Familey and now I was to pay
the Penalty. He would know at once that I had made him up, or
rather he did not know me and therefore could not possibly be in
Love with me. And what then?
"But look here," he said, "if I take him there as Valentine, the
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Four Arthurian Romances by Chretien DeTroyes:
at once. When he was dressed and ready, he returned to the
King's tent with all his companions. The Queen, it seems, had
come there, too, wishing to see the new knights present
themselves. They might all be called handsome, but Alexander
with his shapely body was the fairest of them all. Well, now
that they are knights I will say no more of them for the present,
but will tell of the King and of his host which came to London.
Most of the people remained faithful to him, though many allied
themselves with the opposition. Count Angres assembled his
forces, consisting of all those whose influence could be gained
by promises or gifts. When he had gathered all his strength, he
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from At the Mountains of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft:
made us think that its subglacial levels must still form a feature
of peculiar importance. Perhaps it embodied architectural marvels
as yet unencountered by us. It was certainly of incredible age
according to the sculptures in which it figured - being indeed
among the first things built in the city. Its carvings, if preserved,
could not but be highly significant. Moreover, it might form a
good present link with the upper world - a shorter route than
the one we were so carefully blazing, and probably that by which
those others had descended.
At any rate, the thing we did was
to study the terrible sketches - which quite perfectly confirmed
At the Mountains of Madness