DREAM THEATER

DREAM THEATER - Another Hand / The Killing Hand

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[music by Dream Theater, lyrics by Petrucci]

[I. The Observance]

An Angel's kiss now fallen

Descending scarlet cuts the sky

Faded names left on the wall

Honor the fighting leave life to

die

Remembered is the sacrifice but

No praisal of blood still flowing

Who were the leaders?

what controlled the Killing Hand

that caused this mouthing?

Crossing over...

[II. Ancient Renewal]

Lowered deep into the sea

Being a waits to cleanse his soul

senses weakening time is still

Motionless by stiffening cold

The wheels race back and

Scorch his mind

Travelling all to find the land

Revelation warms a touch

And now he will begin to

Understand

[III. The Stray Seed]

Extended a view to yesterday

Manifestation for none the same

Walking amidst a frightening still

No sound, no smoke, no scorching

Flames

He is risen...

Sipping his poison the raven sings

Yet another to add more bodies

fallen

King from below

this one controls

the Killing Hand that caused this

mourning

Is it all over?

[IV. Thorns]

Evil genius this secret plan

Mercy dealt with the losing hand

Will he ever fall?

Can he end it all?

Our savior must make his stand

Only a Propher of years to come

Wanting mortality I'm all alone

He heard my voice

It was my choice

I've stopped the Killing Hand

[V. Exodus]

When I go back again

Will it be the same?

I've stopped the cries

But now they know my name

The sea is calling me

my spirit must return

As I get closer,

was it really worth

what I have learned?

I'm in the valley

And the saddened chimes I hear

Race towards the wall to find

one more name appears

No one is left now

my one and only land

I laugh at what I've done

I am the Killing Hand

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