"You fool, I’m not trying to kill you! I’m trying to save you!"

There was a white knight riding on his steed,
Waiting for a noble deed.
Inside, a lady in distress
With blackened eyes and blood down her dress.
A villain with wicked plans
Doing wicked things with those wicked hands.
Look down, stopping dead in the road
"Mind your own" was what he was told.

And there were peasants, being murdered and raped
By an evil man in a big black cape.
An evil army with evil plans
Doing evil deeds in faraway lands.
Then stood up for the whole kingdom
Said, I'll need some help to get this done
Getting bare back, look of disconcern
That would cost most of what we earn?.

Death of all flags,
This is the death of a man.
This is the death of humanity,
The birth of tragedy.
Things are wrong,
He’s long gone.
This is the death of humanity,
The birth of tragedy.

There was a white knight riding on his steed,
Waiting for a noble deed.
Inside, a lady in distress
With blackened eyes and blood down her dress.
A villain with wicked plans
Doing wicked things with those wicked hands.
Look down, stopping dead in the road
"Mind your own" was what he was told.

Death of all flags,
This is the death of a man.
This is the death of humanity,
The birth of tragedy.
Things are wrong,
He’s long gone.
This is the death of humanity,
The birth of tragedy.


Lyrics submitted by XShatteredRosesX

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    My InterpretationI think the proper title is "Death of the Hero"?

    Anyway. The decline of the traditional hero in favor of the antihero in recent media or the decline of virtuous ideals for the sake of pragmatism in general society?
    Yenzehnon April 20, 2015   Link
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    My InterpretationNah, I think that this is quite methaphoric. The song is about the person, who wanted to be a good guy, some kind of hero. But when world on each step says to you ''No, I don't want your help!'' , or no one even say ''thanks''... well, the ''hero'' have enough of helping others, and that's a death of ''inner hero''
    silverfoxsevenon August 20, 2016   Link

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