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Two sixty four B.C., blood thirsty age of steel
The atrocities of man, found new depths of pleasure
Slaves captured in raging battles, forced to fight to the death
Senseless brutal show of strength, the darkest side of man
Fight for your life...fight for your life
Lead: Terror
Sadistic games to amuse the minds of shallow souls
The Roman way of life, enjoying a human sacrifice
Prisoners could die by the sword or live a life of shame
Treasonists, murderers and thieves, sent face to face with the lions
Refusal to worship the Gods of the Roman State
Would certainly end your life
After Jerusalems defeat, Jews were forced to fight
Seventeen years and older found themselves in the ring
No compassion to be found for those puppets on a string
Fight: for you life
Pray: for you soul
Now: You must fight till the death
Now: fight for your next breath
Fight: for your freedom
Pray: for tomorrow
Now: supreme test of strength
Now: only the strong will survive
Parading through the Collisium, Warriors prepare to fight
Those about to die salute you, blood will flow tonight
One versus one, man against man, the instinct of survival
Victory held for one, the dead are spared their shame
Lead: Hallman
Courage gives away to the last moment
Fears subdued with whips and chains
Refer the plea to the people, beg for mercy is part of the game
Thumbs down signals eternal rest, dragged through the death gates
Defeated man finds lifeless peace but no remorse for his victim
Lead: Hallman

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