Friday, April 3, 2009

Music and Modules

Here's the lyrics to the song "Jambi" by Tool. 
I think I'm going to have to use it as inspiration to write an adventure. I may even take some cues from the real story of Jambi, which was an Indonesian kingdom colonized by the Dutch in the 1700's.
Here from a kings mountain view 
Here from the wild dream come true 
Feast like a sultan, I do 
On treasures and flesh never few 
But I would wish it all, away 
If I thought I'd lose you just one day 
The devil and his had me down 
In love with the dark side I'd found 
Dabblin' all the way down 
Up to my neck, soon to drown.  
But you changed that all for me 
Lifted me up, turned me round 
So I, I would wish this all away 
Prayed like a martyr dusk to dawn 
Begged like a hooker all night long 
Tempted the devil with my song 
And got what I wanted all along 
But I I would 
If I could 
I would 
Wish it away 
Wish it away 
Wish it all away 
Wanna wish it all away  
No prize that could hold sway 
Or justify my giving away my center 
So if I could I'd wish it all away 
If I thought tomorrow would take you away. 
You, my piece of mind, 
my all, my center, 
just trying to hold on one more day. 
Damn my eyes!  
Damn my eyes! 
If they should compromise the fulcrum: 
(If) wants and needs divide me 
Then I might as well be gone... 
Shine on forever 
Shine on benevolent sun 
Shine down upon the broken 
Shine until the two become one 
Shine on forever 
Shine on benevolent sun 
Shine down upon the severed 
Shine until the two become one 
Divided, I'll wither away 
Shine down upon the many. 
Light our way, benevolent sun. 
Breathe in union  
So, as one, survive 
Another day and season 
Silence, legion. Save your poison. 
Silence, legion. Stay out of my way.  

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