|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Out of Time's Abyss by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
to it. It was an arduous and gruesome job extricating Tippet's
mangled remains from the powerful jaws, the men working for the
most part silently.
"It was the work of the banshee all right," muttered Brady.
"It warned poor Tippet, it did."
"Hit killed him, that's wot hit did, hand hit'll kill some more
of us," said James, his lower lip trembling.
"If it was a ghost," interjected Sinclair, "and I don't say as it
was; but if it was, why, it could take on any form it wanted to.
It might have turned itself into this thing, which ain't no
natural thing at all, just to get poor Tippet. If it had of been
Out of Time's Abyss
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Poems of William Blake by William Blake:
That wilful bruis'd its helpless form: but that he cherish'd it
With milk and oil I never knew, and therefore did I weep,
And I complaind in the mild air, because I fade away.
And lay me down in thy cold bed, and leave my shining lot.
Queen of the vales, the matron Clay answered: I heard thy sighs.
And all thy moans flew o'er my roof, but I have call'd them down:
Wilt thou O Queen enter my house, tis given thee to enter,
And to return: fear nothing, enter with thy virgin feet.
The eternal gates terrific porter lifted the northern bar:
Thel enter'd in & saw the secrets of the land unknown;
Poems of William Blake
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Dunwich Horror by H. P. Lovecraft:
meddling which others had done before him.
Armitage, Rice, and Morgan set out by motor for Dunwich, arriving
at the village about one in the afternoon. The day was pleasant,
but even in the brightest sunlight a kind of quiet dread and portent
seemed to hover about the strangely domed hills and the deep,
shadowy ravines of the stricken region. Now and then on some mountain
top a gaunt circle of stones could be glimpsed against the sky.
From the air of hushed fright at Osborn's store they knew something
hideous had happened, and soon learned of the annihilation of
The Dunwich Horror