|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells:
gallery. The room had no beds but it had a shelf about it on which
Amanda and Benham rolled up in their blankets and slept. "We can do
this sort of thing all right," said Amanda and Benham. "But we
mustn't lose the way again."
"In Scutari," said Benham, "we will get an extra horse and a tent."
The way presently became a lake and they reached Scutari by boat
towards the dawn of the next day. . . .
The extra horse involved the addition of its owner, a small
suspicious Latin Christian, to the company, and of another horse for
him and an ugly almost hairless boy attendant. Moreover the British
consul prevailed with Benham to accept the services of a picturesque
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Before Adam by Jack London:
Indeed, there is no telling how disastrous was to be
the outcome of the Fire People's migration.
Personally, I am prone to believe that it brought about
the destruction of the Folk; that we, a branch of lower
life budding toward the human, were nipped short off
and perished down by the roaring surf where the river
entered the sea. Of course, in such an eventuality, I
remain to be accounted for; but I outrun my story, and
such accounting will be made before I am done.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Lost Continent by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
every wave along thirty from 60dN. to 60dS. However, I'd
hate to vouch for this.
Well, to get back to my narrative; we kept on dropping
slowly toward the surface the while we bucked the west wind,
clawing away from thirty as fast as we could. I was on the
bridge, and as we dropped from the brilliant sunlight into
the dense vapor of clouds and on down through them to the
wild, dark storm strata beneath, it seemed that my spirits
dropped with the falling ship, and the buoyancy of hope ran
low in sympathy.
The waves were running to tremendous heights, and the