|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Spirit of the Border by Zane Grey:
his deep bass.
"Run away? No, never! That would be cowardly. Heckewelder, you would not go?
Nor you, Zeisberger? We may yet be of use, we may yet save some of the
"Save the yellow-hair," sternly said Wingenund.
"Oh, Jim, you don't understand. The chief has come to warn me of Girty. He
intends to take me as he has others, as he did poor Kate. did you not see the
meaning in his eyes to-day? How they scorched me! Ho! Jim, take me away! Save
me! Do not leave me here to that horrible fate? Oh! Jim, take me away!"
"Nell, I will take you," cried Jim, grasping her hands.
"Hurry! There's a blanket full of things I packed for you," said Heckewelder.
The Spirit of the Border
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Tapestried Chamber by Walter Scott:
scarce yet entitled by age and experience to be entrusted with
the two-handed sword, by the use of which he had himself been so
At length an English champion, one of the name of Foster (if I
rightly recollect), had the audacity to send a challenge to the
best swordsman in Liddesdale; and young Armstrong, burning for
chivalrous distinction, accepted the challenge.
The heart of the disabled old man swelled with joy when he heard
that the challenge was passed and accepted, and the meeting fixed
at a neutral spot, used as the place of rencontre upon such
occasions, and which he himself had distinguished by numerous
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from At the Mountains of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft:
Ones had perhaps become satisfied with their decadent art - or
had ceased to recognize the superior merit of the older carvings.
At any rate, the aeon-silent ruins around us had certainly undergone
no wholesale sculptural denudation, though all the best separate
statues, like other movables, had been taken away.
cartouches and dadoes telling this story were, as I have said,
the latest we could find in our limited search. They left us with
a picture of the Old Ones shuttling back and forth betwixt the
land city in summer and the sea-cavern city in winter, and sometimes
trading with the sea-bottom cities off the antarctic coast. By
At the Mountains of Madness