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To Rule them All

from Through the Ages by Conorach

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After seeing much of England fall,
the Danes are standing at the door.
They have been paid to stay away,
but they’re asking ever more.
Time for us to all rise up,
where others failed I will succeed.
We will show them Wessex’ might
and all of England shall be freed.

Fate has put me on the throne,
though a priest I was to become.
I’m torn twixt bloodshed and my faith;
a strife to which I’ll not succumb.
For my Saxons need their king,
and to my duty I am bound.
With the blessing of Rome behind me,
as King Alfred I am crowned.

The Ancient ones will show me the way.
We will show them Saxons’ Law!
When they will fall we’ll retake the kingdom,
I am the one to rule them all!

At Ethandun they felt our wrath,
a bloody slaughter had begun.
The pagan hordes will bow to our god,
I’ll have them starving one by one.
I shall build a score of boroughs to keep invaders safely out.
We have a fleet that grows in might,
while we see the Vikings route.

Through the wisdom of the scroll,
I know to defeat the pagan swine.
And with approval from above,
I’ll be reclaiming what is mine.
Through knowledge we’ll regain our freedom,
Power through virtue and wisdom's reign.
We shall unite in learning and faith,
one Anglo-Saxon realm remains.


To Rule them all
To Rule them all


from Through the Ages, released March 7, 2014


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Conorach is a Dutch Power Metal band. Their music combines the energy of Metal with the melodies of European folk music. As modern bards, their lyrics tell tales of historical adventures, epic battles and the merits of individual heroes. leading to a combination of elements that will appeal not only to fans of traditional Heavy Metal, but also to fans of a more modern sound. ... more

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