From a battle I've come
To a battle I ride
Blazing up to the sky
Chains of fate
Hold a firey stride
I'll see you again when I die

High and mighty alone we are kings
Whirlwinds of fire we ride
Providence brought us the crown and the ring
Covered with blood and our pride

Heroes await me
My enemies ride fast
Knowing not this ride's their last
Saddle my horse as I drink my last ale
Bow string and steel will prevail

High and mighty alone we are kings
Whirlwinds of fire we ride
Providence brought us the crown and the ring
Covered with blood and our pride

Odin I await thee
Your true son am I
I hail you now as I die
I pledge you my sword and to no man I kneel
Ours is the kingdom of steel

High and mighty alone we are kings
Whirlwinds of fire we ride
Providence brought us the crown and the ring
Covered with blood and our pride

"Kingdom Come"

See the white light
The light within
Be your own disciple
Fan the sparks of will
For all of us waiting
Our kingdom has come

Rays of power shinning
Rays of magic fall
On the golden voice that speaks within us all
For all of us waiting
Your kingdom will come


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    The song has its own unique and enchanting melody, the rhythm is powerful and affective. I love its deep emotional meaning!

    uytgon October 16, 2002   Link
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    Its a song about the Vikings.

    Human777on January 19, 2007   Link
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    I think this song is just standing for yourself, that it's deeper meaning but the story is about a viking warrior who went to fight his enemies.

    slipperon December 24, 2007   Link
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    The Chorus says: "High and mighty alone we are kings Whirlwinds of fire we ride Providence brought us the crown and the ring Covered with blood and our pride" From this we can figure out that it's lonely at the top. He is the king and he fought hard to get there. I say it's fair to assume that since his crown and ring (for signing official decrees) are covered in blood (symbolic blood) he probably did some nefarious deeds in order to get to where he is. Later it says "Heroes await me My enemies ride fast Knowing not this ride's their last Saddle my horse as I drink my last ale Bow string and steel will prevail" This is the last stand. Victory here is victory for his kingdom. Defeat here he looses at the best his throne and at worst his life and those of his best men.

    Aaryqon May 10, 2011   Link

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