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To Fight Legends

Lyrics & Music: Maureen O'Brien
Insp: Babylon 5, "In the Shadows of Z'ha'dum" -- Captain John Sheridan

The way I fought the Black Star, yeah,
They say it wasn't fair.
But when Minbar fought to wipe us out,
Those moralists weren't there.
War is 'killing' or it's 'dying';
Which one, Time won't care.
I'll win your war with Shadows, for
I'm used to your nightmare.

REF1:
So teach me to fight legends;
I fought them once before.
Show me beauty in the dark,
The span of this Great War.
And make of me your weapon;
Make me your striking Hand.
Where Shadows fall upon us all,
A Starkiller will stand.

My wife shipped out on Icarus;
With Icarus she fell
Down to her doom on Z'ha'dum,
That ancient hold of hell.
They broke the silence, woke the Shadows --
That's the tale you tell --
And some were killed but some were kept,
So Anna might be well...

REF2:
So teach me to fight legends:
Defenses and attack.
I'll bring out my Eurydice
And I will not look back.
Make of me your weapon;
Make me your striking Hand.
Where Shadows fall upon us all,
A Starkiller will stand.

For three years I've been walking dead,
My wounds bound up with work.
But I've ripped that bandage off. I bleed.
I need to go berzerk.
Living's nothing. Give me something.
Guide me through the murk,
For I had enemies before,
But now the Shadows lurk....

REF3:
So teach me to fight legends
And monsters out of myth.
The Shadows stole most of my soul;
You take the rest of it
And make of me your weapon;
Make me your striking Hand.
Where Shadows fall upon us all,
A Starkiller will stand.

 

 

 

 

 

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