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"Finally Fearless"
Threegods
Song by Hungry Lights
from the album Three Gods & Me
Released
December 31, 2017
Recorded
2017
Length
6:05
Label
Independent
Three Gods & Me track listing
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Second Best Three Gods & Me (Song)

"Finally Fearless" is track eight on the Hungry Lights studio album "Three Gods & Me." Remember that this is a summary, not the entire story! It is like 10% of what is actually going on—just the skeleton. It is a rough translation of what is literally going on in the lyrics. There is also a figurative story that is taking place at the same time which goes much deeper and does not involve the fictional character Prill, but that is up to you to find :) It is much easier to discover the hidden meaning when you grasp a decent understanding of the literal meaning first. These are your puzzle pieces, and I highly suggest you study them before pursuing the next albums in the sequence, otherwise emotion and information will be lost, therefore connections will be missed!

Story Edit

In "Finally Fearless," Prill expresses that he feels pretty awful about killing the first two gods. Based on the way he reacted to killing Zhin in "Wickerman," his morality on the topic of murder still has not changed much. After this, he gets cocky and boasts about his abilities, then announces, "The fights were fought with something up my sleeve." This is huge. This, the comments he makes about not needing his "blessing," and there being nothing left to "save" him reveals that something has literally been preventing Prill from dying. What it is, Justin has not openly spoken about. He has only said that we will find out in the book, so he clearly does not want to spoil whatever it is.

As the lyrics progress, we eventually get to the part where he says, "I had a chip on my shoulder. Threw the punch—enough’s enough. He called my bluff, and now I’m fucked." From what Justin has revealed, before the match starts, Prill decides to punch The Third God (a fourteen foot, four thousand pound, stone sentinel named "Umfrant" who wields a lightning hammer) in the face... After Prill's pitiful flex, Umfrant punches him completely through the wall of The Pit, into the sky, and Prill is knocked the heck out. At the end of the song, the announcer has the guards restrain Umfrant, and he gives Prill until the fifth bell to get back to his feet before he lets Umfrant finish him off.

Before Umfrant's retaliation, there is a brief stream of consciousness where Prill feels untouchable. That is obviously put to rest as soon as Umfrant hits him, and as Prill is soaring through the air, even on the brink of death, he realizes that the world outside of him is still not worth living in, and he understands that he really has not progressed at all in the entire "From Windfall To Hell" series. He is still letting everybody walk all over him. He is still "speared."

Lyrics Edit

Two dropped, and that’s my fault

It’s got me feeling awful

I’m all for gold, but take a picture

‘Cause it won’t be long for you too

I thought something was odd

Did I look god-proof?

I’d be for that installment,

But there’s something wrong when it’s true

So calling out the best you got!

Don’t even need my blessing!

Stand right in the piss

See if I end up like the rest of ‘em

Got the world up on my shoulder

Another disloyal soldier

Make the cut—enough’s enough!

The fights were fought with something up my sleeve


Listen...

Blaring through the flames,

It was the secret kept from me

I’d color myself insane, 

But we already know that’s how it be

My balance started fading

‘Cause nothing was left to save me

Now it is known

My wretched soul ruined the natural flow of the show


Here I am, so ungrateful!

Could not stand on my own!

No efficacy sheltered within my hands

I was less than a swine!


It won’t stop—that’s not my fault

It’s part of the impossible!

T’was all for good

Yo, at this point,

It seems the laws were broken 

I thought something was odd...

I should have met my end

I was all for that installment,

Now I’m taking my redemption

Wear that courage ‘round my neck for fun

Don’t even need protection

Standing face to face—the final god,

My mind was off

Mama’ didn’t raise no soldier

I had a chip on my shoulder

Threw the punch—enough’s enough

He called my bluff, and now I’m fucked


Piled, smoldering ashes—what that crowd would demand

So I let them all spark up my ignorance

So I let them inside!


Mi sure nuh fear fah yuh, 

Fah noting was de siem

Mi stood de edge tideh

De string was gaan

Mi jump into de fray


I’m the salt in the eye of an almighty thief


In the trough like a pig—down on my knees

Galling the ground to remember my name

Battered and framed, iron and chains

Somehow I’d walk to that end of that beam!


I’d make weaklings bow to me


Was my life on his conscience?

Not today!

May vengeance be served—finally fearless!

Ascended in fragments of the old me

Albatross judgment would be sewn

But I could not care


‘Cause when I tried to look outside myself, 

I still found nothing that I valued

Then he knocked me high into the sky

And he showed me why I was speared