On a cold and misty night,
a ring of torches light the hallowed ground
where his father's laid to rest

In the reflection of a sword
he sees his destiny and he swears up to the sky -
"You will not have died in vain"

On the field - with sword and shield
amidst the din of dying man's wails
War is waged - and the battle will rage
until only the righteous prevail

From the shadows comes a man,
returning to his land - Winds of change
taint the sweet smell of home

And all around him, he can see
the pain and misery
this tyrant's reign is through
"I will stand and fight... Will you?"

A heart of gold pumps within his metal skin
A noble line he carries on

On the field - with sword and shield
amidst the din of dying man's wails
War is waged - and the battle will rage
until only the righteous prevail

I wish to stay...to be here with you
You were my strength...How can I go on?

On the field - with sword and shield
amidst the din of dying man's wails
War is waged - and the battle will rage
until only the righteous prevail


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Accolade II Lyrics as written by Michael Lepond Pinnella Michael

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    Amazing song. And unbelievably beautiful to say the least. The mood it creates is unparallel to other music. This one is a tale about a crusader. Gotta love the way Sym X combines the instruments with mythology and whatnot to create something even more beautiful.

    Lateralus518on February 05, 2007   Link
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    No words...

    JucaOPastoron January 18, 2009   Link
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    This is my favorite song!!!! It's about a knight devoted to his ideals, becoming eternal as a legend...

    AerithBRon June 25, 2004   Link
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    It's about the a crusader going to fight in the 'holy lands', believing that it is his divine duty and his deeds will become legendary

    Fallenfiveon December 08, 2005   Link
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    It's about the a crusader going to fight in the 'holy lands', believing that it is his divine duty and his deeds will become legendary

    Fallenfiveon December 08, 2005   Link

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