Magus Orbis Terrae Hereditas

by M.O.T.H.

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released November 10, 2014

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Track Name: Fight for Your Love
I know the times I've let you down
When it seemed I didn't care
I haven't always been around
when you needed me there

The times you wanted to give up, I couldn't blame you
The times you wanted to walk out, I couldn't tame you

But I will fight for your love, if you want me
But I will fight for your love, if you want me to

It's hard for me to admit my wrongs,
you know it's just my selfish pride
It's hard for me to understand
You wonder if I've tried

The times you wanted to walk out, I couldn't tame you
The times you wanted to blow up and I'd enflame you

Our love has had its share of abuses
Here we go, another angry night
You don't want to hear more of my excuses
You just want me to shut up and fight
Track Name: Whispers in the Dark
Swallowed by the darkness
Drowning in your eyes
No life left at all
Total disconnection, but this is no surprise

How dimly we all see
Like looking through a glass
The truth is seldom clear
Driven by avoidance of the things we fear

Mirrors betray the image
Eyes betray the soul
Dreams betray the darkness we're burning to control
Truth betrays the anger
It's tearing us apart
Hope betrays the silence like whispers in the dark

No principle left untarnished
No lie left untold
Though the truth can set you free
I tried the truth once - it didn't work for me

Raise your voice in anger
Raise your barriers
Raise your fist in rage
Like the fly caught in the web, the rat within the cage

And the wind blows on
Rolling on the tide
Ever-shifting sands
And so must all things change
Despite the best-laid plans

Still the search goes on
Not sure anymore
Just where we lost our way
Will we find our Eden
And open up the door?
Track Name: Mark of Man
Man of passion, man of home
Man of substance, man alone

One in a million
A tower, a lifetime
A man of insight, a man self-assured

He’s making waves, he’s
A mover, a shaker
A man of passion, a man of his word

Man of motion, man of time
Man of mystery leaves footprints behind
Man of spirit, man of grace
Man of power changed the world’s face


Outside the box
He’s a genius, an outcast
A man of science, a man of art

The prime mover, he’s
Pushing us further
A man of mind and a man of heart
Track Name: Shadows
In this cavern of dreams
This prison hold of stone
I am haunted by the memories
of a world I have known

Reaching out for connection
I clutch the empty air
In all the realm of time and space
I'm certain I'm alone

Focused, facing dead ahead
with blinders on my eyes
The world is just a memory
in the echoes of their cries

No sense of depth perception
No sense of time and motion
A reflection of a reality
A lost horizon on the ocean
The echoes of their calls
Ring out from the hallowed halls eternally
They are all the world to me

Caught up in the pursuit
of immortality
When the dreams are all abandoned
for hard reality

Focused, facing dead ahead
with blinders on our eyes
The world is just a memory
in the echoes of our cries

Escape the shadows if you dare
Brave the world and look up at the sky
and the reflections on the water from the starlight

A supernova casts its glare
The spangled heaven’s silver siren call
Holds the children of the universe in thrall
Track Name: Dividing Line
Look out across the ocean
Look out across the sea
Look out across the distance
Wonder what became of me

Boundless determination
Reckless naivety
Youthful anticipation
Life's a wondrous mystery

Look out across this barren landscape
this desert view
Look out across the distance
Wonder why I can't reach you

Reckless communication
Helpless hypocrisy
Ruthless determination
Ever seeking mastery

How do we define humanity?
How do we define depravity?
How thin is the line between conflict and synergy,
comfort and suffering?
How do we define the dividing line?

How do we define morality?
How do we define insanity?
How thin is the line between faith and realty,
freedom and anarchy?
How do we define the dividing line?

A world full of woe,
how can one know where to stand?
A world full of fear,
the enemy draws near the gates
A world full of hope
light must prevail in the end
A world full of dreams
but dreams often flee with the waking

Looking back across a lifetime
Looking back across the span
Looking back at the person I once was
Looking back at the journey I began
Track Name: Wanderlust
The night surrenders to the slivers of the soon-ascending sun
Past the horizon, songs of sirens pull me willingly along
Mountains to the south are shrouded in the misty ghosts of dawn
Compelling me to leave the comforts of the known and carry on

One restless spirit
One step closer, near it
One can’t help but hear it… even fear it

She beckons me, I hear her song
And walk the road, forever long
Just around the corner, reaching out my hands to touch
The wind, her fingers in my hair
I’m only steps away from where
She’ll quench the thirst I’ve come to trust
Wanderlust

The day defers undaunted to the deepening dark of dusk
Yet I keep moving – there’s a whisper in the wind that says I must
Take in the air, I feel the ice fill up my lungs and chill my bones
One day I’ll have her to myself – ‘till then I’ll haunt this lonely road
Track Name: Distrurbing the Universe
Let us go then, let us run
Shadows fleeing from the sun
Blindly guided as we go
Searching for the truths we ought to know

Puppets, writhing on a pin
bred to kill, but never win
Judgment stares us in the face
Apocalyptic instincts of our race

Do we dare to break the silence--
find a way to lift the spell?
Are we ready for the violence
of a quick descent to hell?

Disembodied spirits
Disenchanted souls
shake the heavens, break the cosmic curse
Disembodied spirits
Disenchanted souls
Disturbing the universe

Captives of this Earthly sphere
Silent planet, full of fear
Gravity our lawful chains
Enigmatic fate all that remains

Can we swim against the tide?
Do we dare to right the wrong?
Should we just enjoy the ride?
As the world is swept along?

Do we dare to break the silence--
find a way to lift the spell?
Are we ready for the violence
of a quick descent to hell?

Disembodied spirits
Disenchanted souls
shake the heavens, break the cosmic curse
Disembodied spirits
Disenchanted souls
Disturbing the universe
Disturbing the universe
Disturbing the universe…

From the vantage of the moon
behold the sunrise
and our world far below
Lost descendants of the stars
We search the astral planes
to discover who we are

Disembodied spirits
Disenchanted souls
shake the heavens, break the cosmic curse
Disembodied spirits
Disenchanted souls
Disturbing the universe…
Disturbing the universe…
Disturbing the universe…
Track Name: Vital Signs
Unstable condition
A symptom of life
In mental and environmental change
Atmospheric disturbance
The feverish flux
Of human interface and interchange

The impulse is pure
Sometimes our circuits get shorted
By external interference
Signals get crossed
And the balance distorted
By internal incoherence

A tired mind become a shape-shifter
Everybody need a mood lifter
Everybody need reverse polarity
Everybody got mixed feelings
About the function and the form
Everybody got to deviate from the norm

An ounce of perception
A pound of obscure
Process information at half speed
Pause, rewind, replay
Warm memory chip
Random sample, hold the one you need

Leave out the fiction
The fact is, this friction
Will only be worn by persistence
Leave out conditions
Courageous convictions
Will drag the dream into existence

A tired mind become a shape-shifter
Everybody need a soft filter
Everybody need reverse polarity
Everybody got mixed feelings
About the function and the form
Everybody got to elevate from the norm...