I'll seek you out
Flay you alive
One more word and you won't survive
And I'm not scared
Of your stolen power
I see right through you any hour

I won't soothe your pain
I won't ease your strain
You've been waiting in vain
I've got nothing for you to gain

I'm taking it slow
Feeding my flame
Shuffling the cards of your game
And just in time
In the right place
Suddenly I will play my ace

I won't soothe your pain
I won't ease your strain
You've been waiting in vain
I've got nothing for you to gain

Eyes on fire
Your spine is ablaze
Felling any foe with my gaze
And just in time
In the right place
Steadily emerging with grace

Felling any foe with my gaze
Steadily emerging with grace
[x2]



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    General CommentLike a lot of you, I think that the vocals at the start of this song are amazing. I think they are soothing to the point of a little eerie.
    I think this song is about a sudden reversal of power, about having been scared of someone for a long time and realising that you have power over them.
    "I'll seek you out, flay you alive. One more word and you won't survive." Someone is at your mercy, if they make a wrong move or say the wrong thing you have the power to destroy them.
    "And I'm not scared of your stolen power. I see right through you any hour." In defence of your newfound power, the other person defends themself by pretending they are still as powerful as they were before. But you can see right through them; you can see that they're just putting on an act.
    "I won't soothe your pain
    I won't ease your strain
    You've been waiting in vain
    I've got nothing for you to gain" The other person begs for forgiveness, for comfort. But you deny them that. They ask for their power back, they only want a little share, but you give them nothing, because they are at your mercy.
    "I'm taking it slow
    Feeding my flame
    Shuffling the cards of your game
    And just in time
    In the right place
    Suddenly I will play my ace" This is about waiting for the perfect time to strike. You know you have the resources to destroy someone, you just want to wait for the optimum moment, because timing is everything. You'll have the best chance of destrotying them if you wait, and playing along with their little act will ultimately be the best way of destroying them in the end. I thinking "Playing my ace" refers to the final act of devastation, when you finally unleash that last bit of power that will vanquish the other person. Power is an illusion, a mind game.
    thosethreewordson May 31, 2009   Link

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