|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The War in the Air by H. G. Wells:
cough again. Bert resumed the road.
"She'll do all right," he said.... "She'll catch things.
"She'll do all right," he said presently, without conviction.
But if it had not been for the black dog, he would have gone
When he was out of sight of the house and the black dog, he went
into the woods on the other side of the way and emerged after an
interval trimming a very tolerable cudgel with his pocket-knife.
Presently he saw an attractive-looking rock by the track and
picked it up and put it in his pocket. Then he came to three or
four houses, wooden like the last, each with an ill-painted white
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from When the World Shook by H. Rider Haggard:
stood colossal golden statues set wide apart. They looked like
guardian angels watching that city and that vale. The land was
lit with a light such as that of the moon, only intensified and
of many colours. Indeed looking up, I saw that above us floated
three moons, each of them bigger than our own at the full, and
gathered that here it was night.
We came to a house set amid scented gardens and having in front
of it terraces of flowers. It seemed not unlike my own house at
home, but I took little note of it, because of a woman who sat
upon the verandah, if I may call it so. She was clad in garments
of white silk fastened about her middle with a jewelled girdle.
When the World Shook
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Case of The Lamp That Went Out by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:
"And you're no veterinary?"
"No - I can help your dog, but I am not a veterinary and never have
"What are you then?"
"I will tell Mrs. Bernauer who and what I am when you are outside
- outside in the courtyard there. You can walk about in the garden
if you want to, or else go and get some simple purgative for this
dog. That is all he needs; he has been over-fed."
Franz was quite bewildered. These new developments promised to be
interesting and he was torn between his desire to know more, and