|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart:
Dallas is going to wait in the outer office."
I presented Hotchkiss and the two detectives, who eyed her with
interest. In her poise, her beauty, even in her gown, I fancy she
represented a new type to them. They remained standing until she
"I have brought the necklace," she began, holding out a white-wrapped
box, "as you asked me to."
I passed it, unopened, to the detectives. "The necklace from which
was broken the fragment you found in the sealskin bag," I explained.
"Miss West found it on the floor of the car, near lower ten."
"When did you find it?" asked the lean detective, bending forward.
The Man in Lower Ten
|The fourth excerpt represents the element of Earth. It speaks of physical influences and the impact of the unseen on the visible world, and is drawn from Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
Returning his revolver to its holster, he walked
quickly to the entrance of the tent. Parting the flaps
he stepped out and confronted the men, who were rapidly
approaching. Somehow he found within him the necessary
bravado to force a smile to his lips, as he held up his
hand to bar their farther progress.
"The woman resisted," he said, "and Mohammed Beyd was
forced to shoot her. She is not dead--only slightly
wounded. You may go back to your blankets. Mohammed
Beyd and I will look after the prisoner;" then he
Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar