|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells:
by their stopping place, fleeing from unknown dangers before
them, and going in the direction from which my brother
THE "THUNDER CHILD"
Had the Martians aimed only at destruction, they might
on Monday have annihilated the entire population of London,
as it spread itself slowly through the home counties. Not
only along the road through Barnet, but also through Edgware
and Waltham Abbey, and along the roads eastward to South-
end and Shoeburyness, and south of the Thames to Deal and
War of the Worlds
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne:
little father," said the mujik, "Do not speak! Thou art
still too weak. I will tell thee where thou art and every-
thing that has passed."
And the mujik related to Michael Strogoff the different
incidents of the struggle which he had witnessed -- the at-
tack upon the ferry by the Tartar boats, the pillage of the
tarantass, and the massacre of the boatmen.
But Michael Strogoff listened no longer, and slipping his
hand under his garment he felt the imperial letter still
secured in his breast. He breathed a sigh of relief.
But that was not all. "A young girl accompanied me,"
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin:
how soon the waves from the open sea, as they travel through
the straggling stems, sink in height, and pass into smooth
The number of living creatures of all Orders, whose existence
intimately depends on the kelp, is wonderful. A great
volume might be written, describing the inhabitants of one
of these beds of sea-weed. Almost all the leaves, excepting
those that float on the surface, are so thickly incrusted with
corallines as to be of a white colour. We find exquisitely
delicate structures, some inhabited by simple hydra-like
polypi, others by more organized kinds, and beautiful compound
The Voyage of the Beagle