|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Outlaw of Torn by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
he sprang up as though rushing toward the one to
whom he had been speaking. He disappeared from the
watcher's view for a moment and then, at the far side
of the apartment, Norman of Torn saw him again just
as he roughly grasped the figure of a woman who
evidently was attempting to escape him. As she turned
to face her tormentor all the devil in the Devil of Torn
surged in his aching head, for the face he saw was
that of Joan de Tany.
With a muttered oath the imprisoned man turned to
hurl himself against the bolted door, but ere he had
The Outlaw of Torn
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Oedipus Trilogy by Sophocles:
And vainly seeks to fly
The doom that ever nigh
Flits o'er his head,
Still by the avenging Phoebus sped,
The voice divine,
From Earth's mid shrine.
Sore perplexed am I by the words of the master seer.
Are they true, are they false? I know not and bridle my tongue for
Fluttered with vague surmise; nor present nor future is clear.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Dracula by Bram Stoker:
notice my silence. At any rate, he showed neither chagrin nor triumph.
He was looking intently at the face of the dead woman, raising the eyelids and
looking at the eyes, and once more opening the lips and examining the teeth.
Then he turned to me and said,
"Here, there is one thing which is different from all recorded.
Here is some dual life that is not as the common. She was bitten
by the vampire when she was in a trance, sleep-walking, oh,
you start. You do not know that, friend John, but you shall know
it later, and in trance could he best come to take more blood.
In trance she dies, and in trance she is UnDead, too. So it
is that she differ from all other. Usually when the UnDead