|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Dunwich Horror by H. P. Lovecraft:
on towards the wrecked Whateley farmhouse and the altar-crowned
slopes of Sentinel Hill.
As the men passed the site of Wilbur
Whateley's abode they shuddered visibly, and seemed again to mix
hesitancy with their zeal. It was no joke tracking down something
as big as a house that one could not see, but that had all the
vicious malevolence of a daemon. Opposite the base of Sentinel
Hill the tracks left the road, and there was a fresh bending and
matting visible along the broad swath marking the monster's former
route to and from the summit.
Armitage produced a pocket telescope
The Dunwich Horror
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad:
the man he was seeking - suggested a mysterious similitude to the
young fellow he had distrusted and disliked from the first.
However that might have been, the silence was not very prolonged.
He took another oblique step.
"I reckon I had no more than a two-mile pull to your ship. Not a
"And quite enough, too, in this awful heat," I said.
Another pause full of mistrust followed. Necessity, they say, is
mother of invention, but fear, too, is not barren of ingenious
suggestions. And I was afraid he would ask me point-blank for news
of my other self.
'Twixt Land & Sea
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Forged Coupon by Leo Tolstoy:
whist. When he retired to the room which had
been made ready for him, and was just beginning
to take out his artificial teeth, some one tapped
lightly on the door with two fingers.
"Who is that?"
"C'est moi, Michael."
Prince Michael Ivanovich recognised the voice
of his sister-in-law, frowned, replaced his teeth,
and said to himself, "What does she want?"
Aloud he said, "Entrez."
His sister-in-law was a quiet, gentle creature,
The Forged Coupon