» » »

The Reckoning

Follow us on

The Reckoning Song Lyrics

 
Martin Guerre Soundtrack - Musical, 1999
CD  ·  DVD  ·  Sheet music
The Reckoning Guillaume

There's no escape! Admit defeat!



This time you're dead! There's no retreat!

Don't stare...don't try to take my love away

Right from the start this was their plan

Right from the start, keep out Guillaume!

Keep him away, far from Bertrande, keep them apart!

All I did Bertrande, I did for you!

So true, so pure...I knew you deserved much more

(he lets Martin go and grabs Bertrande)

A Martin Guerre better than them

A Martin Guerre much more like me

Arnaud

(he runs in)

Leave her alone, it's me you want

It's me she wants!

I'm here Guillaume, I'm here Guillaume!

Guillaume

(he grabs Bertrande and puts the knife to her throat)

Martin must die! I'll kill Martin!

Arnaud

Then come to me...

I'm Martin Guerre!

(Guillaume lets Bertrande go and stabs Arnaud. Bertrande screams

and takes him in her arms as he falls. Guillaume tries to kill

Martin. They fight, and Benoit kills Guillaume by smashing his

head in with his crutch. The remaining villagers enter.)

Arnaud

You showed me how to love...our love gave us a child...

I belonged here, didn't I?

We had so little time

Still we made a life!

I love you....

(he falls back, dead)

Bertrande

When will we all learn?

We lived our lives in fear...

We say we love the same God yet there's blood on every hand!

Let him die for peace

Can't you understand?

If all we ever love is hate...

Will we ever hear?
CD  ·  DVD  ·  Sheet music
Comments




All lyrics are the property and copyright of their owners. All lyrics provided for educational purposes only.