The sky grows pale
And the sea turns black
Solid darkness falls all around me
Makes it hard to breathe
Makes it hard to think
But the darkness is not empty
It is bearing down upon me
Makes it hard to breath
Makes it hard to think
And I know this can't go on
Oh death my worthy adversary
You've tormented me for far too long
He leapt into the arms of hell itself
That gave birth to corruption
And battled with the undead corpse
Until it's face was smashed beyond recognition
My hands have taught me terrible things
His hands have SET ME FREE!


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    General CommentThis song sounds like it's about Jesus dying on the cross and suffering. In effect, paying he ransom for our sins.

    I love the last part of the song:

    "my hands have taught me terrible things, his hands have set me free."
    Bones43xon February 14, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSee 1 Timothy 2:5 and Hosea 13:14.
    Edboyon September 30, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIts actually a reference to the Book "Perelandra" by C.S. Lewis. The phrases, "The darkness is not empty," "And I know this can't go on." and "My hands have taught me terrible things." are direct quotes from the book, which details the main character's (Ransom) struggle with the Un-man. The Un-man is a possessed corpse that represents evil and death itself. The conflict with the Un-man ends with Ransom picking up a rock and smashing the Un-man's face beyond recognition. It really is quite an awesome song, and book.
    RansomVStheUnmanon November 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIts actually a reference to the Book "Perelandra" by C.S. Lewis. The phrases, "The darkness is not empty," "And I know this can't go on." and "My hands have taught me terrible things." are direct quotes from the book, which details the main character's (Ransom) struggle with the Un-man. The Un-man is a possessed corpse that represents evil and death itself. The conflict with the Un-man ends with Ransom picking up a rock and smashing the Un-man's face beyond recognition. It really is quite an awesome song, and book.
    RansomVStheUnmanon November 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIts actually a reference to the Book "Perelandra" by C.S. Lewis. The phrases, "The darkness is not empty," "And I know this can't go on." and "My hands have taught me terrible things." are direct quotes from the book, which details the main character's (Ransom) struggle with the Un-man. The Un-man is a possessed corpse that represents evil and death itself. The conflict with the Un-man ends with Ransom picking up a rock and smashing the Un-man's face beyond recognition. It really is quite an awesome song, and book.
    RansomVStheUnmanon November 22, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningIts actually a reference to the Book "Perelandra" by C.S. Lewis. The phrases, "The darkness is not empty," "And I know this can't go on." and "My hands have taught me terrible things." are direct quotes from the book, which details the main character's (Ransom) struggle with the Un-man. The Un-man is a possessed corpse that represents evil and death itself. The conflict with the Un-man ends with Ransom picking up a rock and smashing the Un-man's face beyond recognition. It really is quite an awesome song, and book.
    RansomVStheUnmanon November 22, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningIts actually a reference to the Book "Perelandra" by C.S. Lewis. The phrases, "The darkness is not empty," "And I know this can't go on." and "My hands have taught me terrible things." are direct quotes from the book, which details the main character's (Ransom) struggle with the Un-man. The Un-man is a possessed corpse that represents evil and death itself. The conflict with the Un-man ends with Ransom picking up a rock and smashing the Un-man's face beyond recognition. It really is quite an awesome song, and book.
    RansomVStheUnmanon November 22, 2009   Link

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