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 The Songbook

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  1. Horus Tempest

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    Young Soldiers

    Oh, a father and his sons, they were bonded as one
    But the heart of the family soon tore
    For out sounded the call, to one and to all
    That the beings of the Galaxy went to war

    Oh, the lads, they cried, but their father denied
    To bring the young soldiers along
    "For your might, I ward these wooden toy swords
    And I charge you to carry this song"

    Won't you come and wait for me at the gate
    With your wooden toy sword in your hand
    It is then I will come with the beat of the drum
    From defending this home and our land

    So, the father he taught his sons as he ought
    To defend both his hearth and his home
    Ah, but soon came the day that their da went away
    Across the wild stars of the sea

    They practiced till night with skill and with might
    To learn how to fight for a king
    And they'd shun all the boys with their useless new toys
    And they'd whistle a song and they'd sing

    Won't you come and wait for me at the gate
    With your wooden toy sword in your hand
    It is then I will come with the beat of the drum
    From defending this home and our land

    The years slowly turned, broad shoulders grew burned
    Fine hairs lengthened to wild manes
    In the middle of spring, with a fell-practiced swing
    The toy swords had broken to twain

    Oh, the break caused him harm, as the wood pierced his arm
    And the blood flowed quite free to the ground
    Though his vision grew dim, his brother sung out a hymn
    And echoed these words round and round

    Won't you come and wait for me at the gate
    With your wooden toy sword in your hand
    It is then I will come with the beat of the drum
    From defending this home and our land

    Though the day it grew late, the young men went to wait
    And unsteadily gazed at the sky
    As the red sun sank low, it soon caused him to know
    That this last day the child within would die

    Though the stars swam across the sky with his loss
    And his father appeared in that sea
    And the drum of their hearts nearly broke them apart
    As they fell to the ground on one knee

    For they'd come to wait for their da at the gate
    With broken toy swords in their hands
    From beyond death, he'll come, with the beat of love's drum

    To honor his sons and his land
     
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    Far Away From Home

    I
    was just the age of 21 when i first went on the fly
    After a year’s hard training at the Order I did arrive
    I taught by an ancient Feeorin, t’was he caused me to roam
    Now I’m a Jedi Knight and I’m far away from home

    I’ll eat when I am hungry and I’ll drink when I am dry
    Get drunk whenever I’m ready, get sober by and by
    And if this war don’t doom me, this Galaxy I’ll mean to roam
    For I am a Jedi Knight and I’m far away from home.

    I’ll build a lonesome temple upon some mountain high
    Where he can sit and view me as I go passing by
    Where he can sit and view me as I go marching on
    For I am Jedi Knight and I’m far away from home

    I’ll eat when I am hungry and I’ll drink when I am dry
    Get drunk whenever I’m ready, get sober by and by
    And if this war don’t end me, this Galaxy I’ll mean to roam
    For I am Jedi Knight and I’m far away from home

    When I am old and feeble and in my sickness lie
    Just wrap me up in a blanket and lay me down to die
    Just get a little blue bird to sing for me alone
    For I am Jedi Knight and I’m far away from home

    I’ll eat when I am hungry and I’ll drink when I am dry
    Get drunk whenever I’m ready, get sober by and by
    And if this war don’t doom me, this Galaxy I’ll mean to roam
    For I am a Jedi Knight and I’m far away from home.

    I’ll eat when I am hungry and I’ll drink when I am dry
    Get drunk whenever I’m ready, get sober by and by
    And if this war don’t end me, this Galaxy I’ll mean to roam
    For I am Jedi Knight and I’m far away from home
    For I am Jedi Knight and I’m far away from home