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© & ® Burning Tone Records 2016
Recorded at Burning Tone Studios
Mix & Mastered by Louis Henn and Heinrich Köllner
Produced by Louis Henn, Heinrich Köllner and Betray The Emissary

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I've had my hands stretched out at my brothers' backs, but I still haven't seen their eyes
My lungs have whispered their final appeals, but they've offered up only goodbyes
I've watched as friends threw themselves to the fire to follow the dreams turned to flame before effect

I've been lost for so many years
I can't revive your dreams that died with me

My God, is this mirror me?
Am I the maker of this mundane reality?
Are these the choices that I've made?
Or just the answers reaped from questioning destiny?

I've been dead these past years
I can never reclaim all that you lost in me

Sometimes we give up on our own
Waiting for a sign we're never shown
Just finite souls haunting vapid lives

So I submit to this fight
I've lost the will to thrive
When heavy hands and tired hearts make for limping minds

My shallow mouth feeds you idle lies

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from The Fragility of Circumstance, track released December 22, 2016

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