"Come what may" as written by and Jon Schaffer....
As I watch through the ages
And gaze upon this world
The troubled race of man
So impetus and afraid
There's potential in this race
A man can spark hope
But in masse they do regress
A constant downward slope

How have they come so far
Yet have so far to go
It seems evolution stalled
On the nature of a man
From living in caves
To manned flights in space
And for all that is worth
Still the sad pathetic race

Can't you see what's plain as day
It's always been there inside of you
One saving grace that's hard to face
Embracing the truth will change your fate
It's up to you and the path you choose
To be led to the slaughter or lead the way
The quest for light, a worthwhile fight
Will you have what it takes?
Come what may

If you'd just look
Look inside yourselves
You'll find the answers to your pain
The hardest road
The hardest road to enlightenment
Presents a constant test
Of your resolve
Time for you
Time for you is running out
The human race must evolve
Must evolve

Can't you see what's plain as day
It's always been there inside of you
One saving grace that's hard to face
Embracing the truth will change your fate
It's up to you and the path you choose
To be led to the slaughter or lead the way
The quest for light, a worthwhile fight
Will you have what it takes?
Come what may

As I watch through the ages
The troubled race of man
Seems evolution stalled
Still a sad pathetic race
Will you have what it takes?
Come what may


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"Come What May" as written by Jon Schaffer

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    General CommentThis song is painfully addictive... I can't stop listening to it. It's just so good to have Matt Barlow's passion back in this band.

    This album picks up where Framing Armageddon leaves off - at the birth of Set Abominae:

    "As the ages pass, Set watches mankind grow as a race, and realizes that they have much potential within them. As a result, he decides to spare them the annihilation he was bred to do, though he warns Humanity that they must overcome their own flaws, lest they face destruction (Come What May)." - wiki
    RainbowDemonon November 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis track is awesome!
    HungerForMoreon August 25, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis is my favorite song ever, Matt's voice is soooo powerful and no matter what he sings, the meaning is clear.

    I think this song is saying that "Man" as a race, with all the time we have had, and the resources we had to us, are still just pathetic compared to what we could have been at this point.
    The human race must evolve if we are going to progress.
    "Its up to you and the path you chose, to be led to the slaughter or lead the way", We have the power to change the fate of the human race, whether we chose to progress as a whole or destroy our self's, its up to us.
    "But in mass they do regress, a constant downward slope", As individuals, we may progress, but as an entire race, we are falling.
    cringer284on July 25, 2012   Link
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    General CommentI'm still waiting for Set to be defeated. Bastard needs to go down.
    KingQuestionon March 09, 2014   Link

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