The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Shadow out of Time by H. P. Lovecraft:|
as I had expected, the opened shelf helped greatly. I used both
the swinging door and the edge of the aperture itself in my ascent,
and managed to avoid any loud creaking.
Balanced on the upper
edge of the door, and leaning far to my right, I could just reach
the lock I sought. My fingers, half numb from climbing, were very
clumsy at first; but I soon saw that they were anatomically adequate.
And the memory-rhythm was strong in them.
Out of unknown gulfs
of time the intricate, secret motions had somehow reached my brain
correctly in every detail - for after less than five minutes of
Shadow out of Time