|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Mountains by Stewart Edward White:
of a pack. This is considered by a saddle-animal
distinctly as a come-down.
The Tenderfoot, by the irony of fate, drew a
tenderfoot horse. Tunemah was a big fool gray that
was constitutionally rattle-brained. He meant well
enough, but he didn't know anything. When he
came to a bad place in the trail, he took one good
look--and rushed it. Constantly we expected him
to come to grief. It wore on the Tenderfoot's nerves.
Tunemah was always trying to wander off the trail,
trying fool routes of his own invention. If he were
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson:
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Thuvia, Maid of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
side, waiting to defend its meat.
When the charging banth was twenty paces from the dead
thoat the killer gave vent to its hideous challenge,
and with a mighty spring leaped forward to meet it.
The battle that ensued awed even the warlike Barsoomian.
The mad rending, the hideous and deafening roaring,
the implacable savagery of the blood-stained
beasts held him in the paralysis of fascination, and when
it was over and the two creatures, their heads and shoulders
torn to ribbons, lay with their dead jaws still buried
in each other's bodies, Carthoris tore himself from the
Thuvia, Maid of Mars