|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson:
am going to walk in the country and admire the beauties of nature."
"Honour bright?" asked Frank.
"I am not in the habit of lying, Mr. Innes," retorted Archie. "I have
the honour of wishing you good-day."
"You won't forget the Spec.?" asked Innes.
"The Spec.?" said Archie. "O no, I won't forget the Spec."
And the one young man carried his tortured spirit forth of the city and
all the day long, by one road and another, in an endless pilgrimage of
misery; while the other hastened smilingly to spread the news of Weir's
access of insanity, and to drum up for that night a full attendance at
the Speculative, where further eccentric developments might certainly be
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Tarzan the Untamed by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
only sniffed at the corpses and the hot red blood and then lay
down beside the two dead men.
He had passed the lion but a short distance when his atten-
tion was called to the figure of a man lowering himself la-
boriously from the roof of a building upon the east side of the
thoroughfare. Tarzan's curiosity was aroused.
In the Alcove
As Smith-Oldwick realized that he was alone and practi-
cally defenseless in an enclosure filled with great lions
he was, in his weakened condition, almost in a state
verging upon hysterical terror. Clinging to the grating for
Tarzan the Untamed
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath by H. P. Lovecraft:
strength and savagery were still unimpaired and would remain so
till they had found and disposed of a victim. It was very unpleasant
to see those filthy and disproportioned animals which soon numbered
about fifteen, grubbing about and making their kangaroo leaps
in the grey twilight where titan towers and monoliths arose, but
it was still more unpleasant when they spoke among themselves
in the coughing gutturals of ghasts. And yet, horrible as they
were, they were not so horrible as what presently came out of
the cave after them with disconcerting suddenness.
It was a
paw, fully two feet and a half across, and equipped with formidable
The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath