I don’t think I’ve ever come across a better ending song to a video game than this. I remember finishing the game to the beginning sounds of this song and thinking “Hell yes” and even now when I re-listen to it I get chills.
Perfect song for Mass Effect and a perfect way to close the first game in the trilogy.
If Mass Effect 3 doesn’t have an epic song like this to finish on I will be disappointed.
“Honestly, the only thing that gives me comfort, you guys, is while I’m sitting at home, staring at the ceiling, just wishing that I had someone to talk to, is knowing that none of you idiots realize how lucky you are!”—J. D. (Scrubs)
Jayne! The Man they call Jayne! He robbed from the rich and he gave to the poor, He stood up to the man and he gave him what for. Our love for him now, aint hard to explain, The hero of Canton, the man they call Jayne! Our Jayne saw the Mudders’ backs breakin’ He saw the Mudders lament And he saw the magistrate takin’ Every dollar and leavin’ five cents So he said, “You can’t do that to my people” “You can’t crush them under your heel” Jayne strapped on his hat And in five seconds flat Stole everything Boss Higgins had to steal He robbed from the rich and he gave to the poor Stood up to the Man and he gave him what for Our love for him now ain’t hard to explain The Hero of Canton, the man they call Jayne Now here is what separates heroes From common folk like you and I The man they call Jayne He turned ‘round his plane And let that money hit sky He dropped it onto our houses He dropped it into our yards And the man call Jayne He turned round his plane And headed out for the stars He robbed from the rich and he gave to the poor Stood up to the Man and he gave him what for Our love for him now ain’t hard to explain The Hero of Canton, the man they call Jayne!
That just reminds me of this episode of Drake and Josh where I think Josh wrote a play and Drake starred in it and there was one scene where Josh’s crush had to kiss Drake or something and Josh changed it to “kill” and he said “Oh, I’m always mixing up my S’s and L’s. One time, I tried to spell sassafras… I spelled lallafral.”
“My own heroes are the dreamers, those men and women who tried to make the world a better place than when they found it, whether in small ways or great ones. Some succeeded, some failed, most had mixed results… but it is the effort that’s heroic, as I see it. Win or lose, I admire those who fight the good fight.”—George R. R. Martin
“For myself, I find I become less cynical rather than more—remembering my own sins and follies; and realize that men’s hearts are not often as bad as their acts, and very seldom as bad as their words.”— J.R.R. Tolkien (via cassidy-rose)