|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The People That Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
But where was Ajor? Though my eyes searched the wide landscape
before me, I saw nothing other than the warriors of Du-seen and
the beasts of the fields and the forests. Surrounded by
forests, I could see wide plains dotting the country as far as
the eye could reach; but nowhere was a sign of a small Galu
she--the beloved she whom I would have given my right hand to see.
Nobs and I were hungry; we had not eaten since the preceding
night, and below us was game-deer, sheep, anything that a
hungry hunter might crave; so down the steep trail we made our
way, and then upon my belly with Nobs crouching low behind me,
I crawled toward a small herd of red deer feeding at the edge
The People That Time Forgot
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen:
-- Charles Herbert?"
Austin turned round sharply and stared at Villiers with
"Charles Herbert? Weren't you in town three years ago?
No; then you have not heard of the Paul Street case? It caused
a good deal of sensation at the time."
"What was the case?"
"Well, a gentleman, a man of very good position, was
found dead, stark dead, in the area of a certain house in Paul
Street, off Tottenham Court Road. Of course the police did not
make the discovery; if you happen to be sitting up all night and
The Great God Pan
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from An Unsocial Socialist by George Bernard Shaw:
"You will never have a chance of running away from me."
"I shall not want to. I am not so squeamish as I was. No; I do
not think I shall run away from you."
"I do not think so either."
"Well, when shall we be married?"
"Never," said Agatha, and fled. But before she had gone a step he
"Don't," she said breathlessly. "Take your arm away. How dare
He released her and shut the door of the conservatory. "Now," he
said, "if you want to run away you will have to run in the open."