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It could have been helped, it might have been saved
With me at the helm, I could have found ways
To keep it afloat and find a new course
But I steered the ship right into the cliffs

The easy way out, a cowardly move
A short sighted plan made by a self-centered man
The crew stayed with the ship and bailed as one
They didn't know irreparable damage was done

They had so much pride and camaraderie
But that was all lost when they spotted me
Rowing to shore with treasure on board
A cowardly plan made by a self loathing man

Without regrets, without looking back
I choose to walk on the less beaten sociopath
With all the spoils of an island of one
I don't need dynasty, I don't need anyone

I knew the consequence when I plotted this trip
I'm not a man who'll go down with the ship



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