I would do for you what you did to me, even kill,
But to you I am just a mirror.
Well sometimes mirrors shatter.
The shrapnel becomes deadly.
It surrounds you with no escape and you can't save her.
You can't save her.

Like a ghost, you slept in my bed.
And I fell while you tore through my neck.
When I awoke, you were already dead.
Those eyes, I'll never forget.

Make your move, take your time.
Every pawn threatens your life.
Go raise hell, come up short.
No mercy is granted here.
Best come clean, kill your stride.
Keep your head, cleanse your life.
Cause you can't save her.
You can't save her.

Like a ghost, you slept in my bed.
And I fell while you tore through my neck.
When I awoke, you were already dead.
Those eyes, I'll never forget.

"I don't care what you do to her,
You won't find her body.
I swear. I swear.
You find her body.
In time the rain with every season,
Will wash the bones down the river."

I would do for you what you did to me, even kill.
But to you I am just a mirror.
Well sometimes mirrors shatter.
The shrapnel becomes deadly.

"I swear. I swear. You won't find her body."

Death is upon all of us. It comes in the shape of an angel.


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    General Commenthmm Not positive what its about but ill give it a shot, i think its about the killers wife turning into a killer her self or just letting him do whatever like she wont say anything anymore im not sure but its my best guess at the moment.

    This is definitly my favourite song on the album
    alex_34on August 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think you are right but i think though that she didnt know at first but once she found out she would also let him do what he wanted so he wouldnt know that she knew but once he knew she cracked and tried telling someone but the only thing he could do it kill her and send her away in the river maybe idk

    And also its my favorite aswell
    javierxhorroron August 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentjudging from the first two victims on the site, the killer seems to lure young women, drug them, rape them, and then kill them.

    This song sounds like he just killed the 2 victim (each track is a different victim) and was killed by a would be victim.
    Of course, because he's a psychopath,
    we only get his twisted vision on things,
    so each victim could be a "wife" that he kills for their sins?
    I dunno it's confusing as hell.
    :p
    AceXVIon August 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think each victim is a girl he thinks he's saving by killing.

    In most of the songs he talks about saving/killing but in this one he say he cant save her.. interesting..

    I'm not positive but theres a chance he could be a skitso, almost like in the movie Mr. Brooks where the killer kills with his imaginary friend. But in this scenario the other killer is a wife or girlfriend of some sort..
    here2solveon August 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentmaybe he was killing her, or hurt her so badly she was slowly dying before he fell asleep..
    and maybe she did something to his neck,
    and when he woke up
    she had died


    and he threw her body in the river, saying no one will ever find it.
    i don't know.
    i love his voice in this one
    xx
    ashesRosexxon August 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of the 2 songs on this album I like. It's great. I can't wait for the info to come out on this one so we can make sense of it.
    SoldYourSoulon September 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWell, first of all, this whole thing about Saylor Lake is a fictional story that Danny Stillman, the lead singer of the band, created. And according to all the articles I read, the rest of the band got super into the idea and created the whole story line. And its the fans job to use the lyrics, and their website worsethanafairytale.com, to figure out the mystery of who the killer is. This website and the songs are like clues. Well, since I have been a dedicated fan for two years, I've analyzed like EVERY song. Haha. And I have this theory that the killer is a vampire.

    This one, to me, is about him finally getting his revenge on the girl who burdened him the most. The girl who turned him into one. She slept with him, then bit him.

    "I would do for you what you did to me, even kill,
    But to you I am just a mirror.
    Well sometimes mirrors shatter.
    The shrapnel becomes deadly.
    It surrounds you with no escape and you can't save her.
    You can't save her."

    Yes, he says he can't save her, because shes ALREADY a vampire. And the other girls, he saved them because by using other tactics to kill them to get their blood, he never bit their necks. Because if he did, they would all become killers. And the whole town would be on a killing spree. So really he was saving them all.
    Notice how after this killing, he stops. Because I don't think he could let himself rest in peace until he knew the vampire was dead.

    "Like a ghost, you slept in my bed.
    And I fell while you tore through my neck.
    When I awoke, you were already dead.
    Those eyes, I'll never forget."

    Well, she tore through his neck, right?
    Wouldn't that kill him? But no, he awoke.
    And she was dead. This is refernce to the night he turned into the vampire.

    "Make your move, take your time.
    Every pawn threatens your life.
    Go raise hell, come up short.
    No mercy is granted here.
    Best come clean, kill your stride.
    Keep your head, cleanse your life."

    ...Well, this woman is obviously killing too.

    Death is upon all of us. It comes in the shape of an angel.

    --I think he's talking about her.
    She is the death of the town. She kills.
    And she's probably like an angel - seems innocent, gorgeous, intriguing. Amazing.

    My theory is obvsiouly really insane.
    And no, I'm not even into vampires or anything.
    But this all seemed right to me.
    dropdeadxbabyon September 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyou're theory is not all that insane...
    it explains the other killings in the newspaper headlines on the cover
    someone else is killing (and they're guys that can't be explained!)

    Although your theory is great (and really bravo) it's a tad farfetched.

    vampires? really?

    Tearing through his neck could be kissing his neck...passionate love making
    and the eyes he won't forget ...maybe he killed her during and looked at her?

    anyhoo

    HOWEVER

    I swear you won't find her body

    is also a vampire reference...
    those who believe in vampires also believe they disintegrate in the air once they truly die
    therefore proving true the killers last statement about the body that will never be found.
    Mikecarrozzaon September 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commentok this has nothing to do with vampires
    this murders up its on the very left its really hard to find but it speaks for itself... the pastor is killed. well i think the pastor was the killer. it would make sense that if he died the killings would stop also this is the first one that a gun is used. it sayed that there was a struggle
    maybe he was going to kill someone else and the girl had a gun to protect herself and killed him. anyways drawing the devil had the pastor as a reference saying he tied the devils own hand. well it also said her weakness was laughter. he hung her so maybe it meant that he tied the devils hand by shutting her up and hanging her. well tell me what you think
    Alexboricuakid21on October 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe songs also have a theme of helping the girls escape or taking their lives because they are guilty of a crime. towards the end this changes but i think the pastor thought he was helping the girls by killing them and at the end he killed to keep his secret.
    Alexboricuakid21on October 07, 2007   Link

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