|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Shadow out of Time by H. P. Lovecraft:
Unlike the other very large rocks, this one was perfectly square-cut,
with no convex or concave surface. It seemed, too, to be of a
dark basaltic substance, wholly dissimilar to the granite and
sandstone and occasional concrete of the now familiar fragments.
Suddenly I rose, turned, and ran for the camp at top speed.
It was a wholly unconscious and irrational flight, and only when
I was close to my tent did I fully realise why I had run. Then
it came to me. The queer dark stone was something which I had
dreamed and read about, and which was linked with the uttermost
horrors of the aeon-old legendry.
It was one of the blocks of
Shadow out of Time
|The fourth excerpt represents the element of Earth. It speaks of physical influences and the impact of the unseen on the visible world, and is drawn from King James Bible:
KI1 12:15 Wherefore the king hearkened not unto the people; for the
cause was from the LORD, that he might perform his saying, which the
LORD spake by Ahijah the Shilonite unto Jeroboam the son of Nebat.
KI1 12:16 So when all Israel saw that the king hearkened not unto them,
the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David?
neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: to your tents, O
Israel: now see to thine own house, David. So Israel departed unto their
KI1 12:17 But as for the children of Israel which dwelt in the cities
of Judah, Rehoboam reigned over them.
KI1 12:18 Then king Rehoboam sent Adoram, who was over the tribute; and
King James Bible