Hotel Ronin Warrior

On a dark city street in
Toyama Japan
Cold wind of destruction
Sweeping past where I stand.

Up ahead in the dark clouds
I see a castle of black
I hide my fear and then I take a step
Now there’s no turning back.

There she stood in the gateway
I heard the thunder roll
And I was sure to keep my hand
On the hilt of my samurai sword.

Then she lit up a smile
And she told me to stay
There were echoes in the passing wind
I heard the lady say:

Welcome to our hotel, Ronin Warrior
Such an evil place (such an evil place)
For your pretty face.
Plenty of room at our hotel, Ronin Warrior.
You will like it here (you will like it here)
Where you live in fear.

Her mind is sickening twisted
She’s got my other three friends
She’s says they're only pretty, pretty boys
Soon they’ll be dead.

How they hang in their shackles
Cold, fearful sweat.
They fight for survival.
I'll fight to forget.

So I called up my armor
Defeat her this time
And she says
You think you can beat me now? Your armor is mine!

And still those echoes are calling from far away
I’d be dead if I ever let her win
I heard the lady say:

Welcome to our hotel, Ronin Warrior
Such an evil place (such an evil place)
For your pretty face.
We’re living it up at our hotel, Ronin Warrior.
It’s a nice surprise (it’s a nice surprise)
Now say your goodbyes.

Lightning in the sky and
Stars and swords did scream
(And she said)
You'll be a prisoner here
In my master’s dream.

Deep in Talpa’s castle
They readied for the start
They can take my armor or my life
But they just can’t take my heart.

Last thing I remember
I was slashing with my swords
At last I fought Kayura back and I evened out the score.

So much for your hotel!
I said, and that made her laugh:
You can check in any time you like
But you can never leave!

Instr. end

 

©2003 H.J. Bender