Monday, October 18, 2010

Lady Evil

One of the things I enjoy about heavy metal artist like Black Sabbath is that they tend to embrace fantasy as just another piece of subject matter to write about. There are many songs in the catalog that would make for some great bits in any fantasy game. For example, off of good old Neon Knights, Lady Evil...

We get the Lady, a servant of the darkness who feeds it and yet at the same time needs it. This could be someone with a dark pact with the powers of darkness or perhaps a vampire/witch.  She's a figure of legend, spoken only in hushed whispers.

We get Witches' Valley, a palce where the wind won't blow and the rain won't fall yet there are thunderstorms aplenty. The valley is known to distort sense of direction and those who enter tend not to leave.

The lyrics!

There's a place just south of Witches' Valley


where they say the wind won't blow

and they only speak in whispers of a name

There's a lady they say who feeds the darkness

it eats right from her hand

With a crying shout she'll search you out

and freeze you where you stand



Lady Evil, evil

she's a magical, mystical woman

Lady Evil, evil in my mind

She's queen of the night

all right!



In a place just south of Witches' Valley

where they say the rain won't fall

Thunder cracks the sky, it makes you bleed

There's a lady they say who needs the darkness

she can't face the light

with an awful shout, she'll find you out

and have you before the night



Lady Evil, evil

she's a magical, mystical woman

Lady Evil, evil on my mind

She's queen of the night



So if you ever get to Witches' Valley

Don't dream or close your eyes

and never trust your shadow in the dark

'Cause there's a lady I know who takes your vision

and turns it all around

the things you see are what you'll be, lost and never found



Lady Evil, evil

she's a magical, mystical woman

Lady Evil, evil on my mind

She's queen of the night



Gonna do you right!



She's the queen of sin



Look out, she'll pull you in!



Lady wonder!