Circle within circle
And when that hour came
From words they passed to deeds
Spires, spirals, and stones rise
And in the distance, a cathedral in flames

Given a chance to recover his breath
And exposed to the process once more

The youth squirmed in a shower of gold
That etched on his skin the words
"Paradise stands in the shadow of swords"

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Cathedral in Flames song meanings
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    General CommentIt's about torture and isolation. Taking influence from The 120 Days of Sodom, the song is about a group of youth locked away and sexually tortured. In their isolation, they are oblivious to what is happening in the outside world, but one day, one of them catches a glimpse outside where they're being held, and they see a cathedral in flames, signalling the apocalypse.
    bjbpon January 15, 2013   Link

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