Dystopian Fiction

by Aviators

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Myotic Te§eract My God.

Aviators just keeps blowing it out of the water with every release he puts out, especially this trilogy of dystopian, revolutionary, anthemic albums. Aviators proves yet again that he is both an awesome musician AND storywriter. I cannot rate this any higher or lower than Stargazers and BBW. Avi tries a lot of different techniques and such here, and it shows magnificently. I had trouble picking a favorite track. Thank you Avi for yet another solid, orgasmic record. Favorite track: I Don't Want to Hurt You.
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searous Your work is consistently getting better! Love what you do, keep being awesome! Favorite track: Wake Me When it's Over.
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Pixel Face Passion flows from this album. Revived my enthusiasm for my own creative projects, and I can’t thank it enough for that. Favorite track: Wake Me When it's Over.
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about

Before Stargazers and the revolution of Building Better Worlds, the war-torn wasteland held one last great city, ruled by gods among men. These half-machine leaders showed contempt for those beneath them, so a plan to usurp their power began. Dystopian Fiction the last in its trilogy, and tells the forgotten stories that would lead to the inevitable uprising against evil. Themes present on the album include false idolization, fractured reality, and the realm of dreams. Fading Light, Here Come the Ravens, and other songs on the album borrow themes and stories from pop culture video games and TV shows.

Specific song details are expanded in each song's description.

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released August 18, 2017

Lyrics written by Tyler Shaw and Garrison Ulrich.

A big thanks to sponsors Michael Garbera and Eric Stanley for making this album possible, as well as all of my other amazing Patrons:

Justin Rowe, Caleb Haynes, Chris Shenkir, Arsene Vulpin, Metri Konor, ThisSideofOblivion, LeoValkenhein, Todtaure, CommentIsUnrelated, Nicolas Martinez, Daniel Hakimian, Ross Plain, Andrew Kazenas, Adam, Levi Snyder, Christian Juel Martinsen, Tyler Shouse, Jiutti, Kevin Hainsworth, Rocco Triple, Alex Kaiser, Hunter Davis, Peter, Lily Kaempfer, and Tempestfury.

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I’m an indie musician specializing in cinematic electronica. I also score video games, movies, and make music just for the fun of it.

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Track Name: Wake Me When it's Over
Think I need to bleed to heal it
Think I want to start by feeling human
To keep on moving
In it for the absolution
Safety from the persecution out there
Beneath the nightmare

So wake me when it's over
When high above
The morning sun arrives unbroken
No more final words are spoken anymore
Don't listen to the screaming
The night is long and
Fire won't scare the monsters sober
Promise me you will wake me when it's over

Tempt me with the purest fire
Kill me with the blood's desire, to break the seal
So nothing's real
Take me where the blood runs colder
Wake me when the dream is over or let me go
Into the depths below

Fear the blood
Fear the beast
For the hunt
They will feast
And they're feasting
On whatever's left
After sinners confess
And the kindling ignites
On the darkest of nights
To the moon
To redeem
It's the stench
It's the screams
And I'm fighting
A rush and a torrent
Of blood and abhorrence
When I can't wake up from this dream
Track Name: Bleeding Sun
They have seen all the rage that's inside me
Said it makes me strong
In the core, lies the stairway to heaven
Where the gods have gone
Told they need a guardian
A sentinel of blood
I was given hope again
Behind the rising flood

So how can I embrace the power
Of flesh and this machine
I'll infect the system
Behind the scenes
Humanity's darkest hour
I will not run
And I can save the souls still under
This bleeding sun

I have walked lonely streets in the darkness
Citizens of dust
In the homes of the slaves I abandoned
Lies a chance for us
Metal parts and connection to evil
My virtual crown
I am part of the mind that destroyed us
Just to shut it down


Heaven incarnate
Army of one
In the beacon of darkness
Bleeding Sun
I will be
Running free
In the rapture
I will be their bane
When the flood
Comes to take
Back the city
I will bring the pain
For the seekers of absolution
I will set the stage
For our sons of the revolution
I will lead the way

More than a human
Army of one
God of the wasteland
The Bleeding Sun
Fully ascended
The key inside
Immortal angels
Destined to die
Track Name: Eye of the Storm
When the thunder starts to roar
When we're under fire
I would like to think you'd hold
On when the stakes get higher
Hold your breath until it clears
We'll learn to conquer our own fears
Six to together six to fall
Tearing down these walls

The world needs heroes
So leave nothing up to fate
We will raise our guns for justice
Now humanity awaits
When the battle's on
We've just begun
And it's for this life we're born
In the darkest skies
It's you and I
And you're shelter to keep me warm
In the eye of the storm

In a whirl of dust and sadness
You would hear my weakest call
And I've had your bound protection
When my back's against the wall
So keep the faith don't give up yet
We're far too close to forget
Storm winds brewing in the night
Just out of sight

There's a tension I can feel it
Getting stronger every day
Fear the worst, but keep on hoping
For the cause we're here to stay
I need you to keep my heart still beating
I need you to keep my spirit strong
In this storm we're in the midst together
So we'll try to keep fighting on
Track Name: Fantasy
It's been so long
Without a ray of hope in sight
I'm feeling lost
Under these broken neon lights
Erase all the pain
Remember the strife makes us stronger
When hard times get longer
And I, a bird in a cage
Will sing you a beautiful tune
In the face of our doom (in my)

Fantasy
How did it ever get away from me
South beach in summer on the rising sea
I left you in a dream
Tragedy
We are the children of calamity
Shards of the picture we were meant to be
A broken fantasy

A fading thought
A distance closer than it seems
Do you remember?
Our perfect world
Captured in my wildest dreams
In disaster
I'm barely alive
I'm fighting to break free and see you again
I know we'll survive
And maybe I'll meet you at the end (somewhere in a)

It's a walk through the mind
Back in far better times
In a different reality
Kept your hope in a jar
So you packed up the car
To escape this tragedy
But we lost the vision
And I can't find myself anymore
A lonely prison
Locked with dreams of us before
Track Name: Holy Ground (The Ascended)
Sickened by their equals
And disgusted by the signs
Burning down the records
Now they're taking back our minds
So untouchable
They rose above it all
Ascended
Livid in the moment
That division wasn't law
Tracing in the footsteps
Of what twisted leaders saw
Our true superiors
We are inferior
Surrendered

Here we stand on holy ground
I have heard the thunderous sound
Of millions saying wake up, set us free
I am not the enemy
They have found the worst in me
Bleed it out and drown them in the sea

Sickened by departure
From their wicked way of life
Gods among us fight
To keep their thrones out of the strife
So they threw us out
Sowed the seeds of doubt
Ascended
They made the noose the artist's savior
And the thinker's cold demise
Restless into cults
To tell the people pleasant lies
Our dystopian
Home we're rotting in
Offended

We are building better worlds
For the future to endure
Kill their misdirection
So we keep our minds pure
Fight for all the dreamers' love
Stargazers looking above
Fighting grave injustice
Knowing what we're made of

Here we stand on holy ground
Joining in the thunderous sound
Of new resistance in this bleeding city
Track Name: Follow You Down (feat. 4EverfreeBrony)
All my patience has long since been drowned
My world has been turned upside down
All that I knew
All we know now
Nothing but grains in the sand
Hope fell apart
And all I could feel was my
Faint broken heart
So what's left to lose but my mind
Now that I know
What will become
I understand


Send me a message
I'll keep holding on
I'd crawl through to save you
But I'm not that strong
They told me I've lost you
Yet here you are now
So light up the way and
I'll follow you down

Some where inside the fractured abyss
You call through depths and the mist
And I can hear you now
I'd die to lead you out
Of the danger below
Have I kept my own sanity
These old lights on the walls call to me
Worlds I can comprehend
A message from the end
Through the horror we know

Out of my element
Stunned in bewilderment
Robbed from the wild
Of my suffering child
Have humans created this
Lost place so perilous?
Follow the lights
Back to the outside
I don't know how to save you
I can't seem to break through
I'm not strong enough
I'm not strong enough tonight
Track Name: Fading Light
Life's breath in the candlelight
Lost hearts in the dead of night
It's a long way down
To the place they found
Dark sun, hollowed by the fade
Our debt they left to be paid
Seen the blackness stare
Promising to spare
The chosen

Born of graves and left below
Painted ashes, painted snow
When the dark awakens
Fires of our last hope are getting low
Souls of gods and souls of men
Meet in cinders to ascend
Fate has chosen
And our fading light is at its end

I've a tale that time has lost
Sins of judgment born in frost
Then he took a name
For the one profaned
Know the dark but let it rest
Left to lurkers in their quest
Let the watchers fight
And the blood ignite
The chosen

Souls to revive us
Or rot us away
Want for the weary
And death for the sane
Cursed yet we listen
For bells left to toll
To fight back the depths of
Humanity's soul
For the unkindled
We look to the sun
Cities in gold
All the victories won
Fear not the dark
Or the monsters, my friend
And brace for the feast
Of humanity's end

Age of dark, an age of men
Turned to ashes to ascend
Fate has chosen
And our fading light is at its end
Track Name: Catalyst
Under the shadow of the chosen
They only know the absolute
Enemies
Born to prey upon the broken
In refusal of the truth

I am the catalyst awakened
I am they reason they're afraid
Somebody has to keep on trying
Our only hope is far away
So in a world of silent people
We dared to make a sound
Sometimes the fire has to take you
For you to burn them to the ground

For a thief but not a soldier
Comes a chance to set them back
If I can
I will strive to leave an ember
For the fires of the attack

I don't know myself
Better than I know my purpose
Chances of success
Going down, I'm feeling nervous
Holding on for what?
Maybe faith, but it feels useless
One last shot for hope
Steal the key to kill the ruthless
Does it matter at all?
Does it matter at all, will we ever win?

Just a soldier on the ground
I will burn them down
Distant lights and distant sounds
I will burn them down
Track Name: Dystopian Fiction
Take out all the bad in the world
What's left in it?
Where's the next gleaming hope
Indefinite
I would like to take a stand but not alone
Gave you what I had give
And it's not enough
I need a shred of purpose
When living gets rough
I need a place unbroken to call my home

Dark times
Of our war crimes
When the bombs we build come back down through the roof
We are live wires
In the crossfire
And the pages of our lives aren't bulletproof
I'm a dead man
In the wasteland
I'm a soldier fighting for superstition
Under search lights
In the long nights
We've been written like dystopian fiction

Love exists in pain even in
Our tragedy
When the world spins
And we lose our gravity
Nobody can shoot me down, not just yet
Voices of the crowd
We're screaming into the rain
When those above us
Have long gone insane
Give me the strength I need to forget

I don't want to look back now
But I can't find the way out
So I won't do it on my own
We are stronger now as one
We will never have to run
Or face the world alone
Track Name: Here Come the Ravens
I heard the cries of an orphan
Mourning the passing of time
I felt pain
Seep from the blood's absolution
Bled once by wonders divine
I am amazed
Left in the ruins of greatness
And I'll keep their nightmare alive
Fighting in vain
We are the fiends in the shadows
And I am the beast that survived

Here come the ravens
To take what is mine
Their watching eyes
Waiting for the rest of me to die
Here comes the reaper
That hides from the light
Still hunting for
The heart that's still beating inside
For these ravens to find

Tossed in a well long forgotten
The duty I had to fulfill
I can't remember
Why I became a lost dreamer
For vengeance, or for the next kill
Locked in a tower
I'll cut away what I've done
From the rest of the dreamers outside
Cursed in a portrait
Made of this Hunter's regrets
Of the mother I drowned in the tide

Weep for the master that made me
And the raven that heard my last breath
Long have the hunters pursued me
And tonight I'm your angel of death
Fire, blood, and desire
Lost in the mire
In desolation
Lies, all of us die
And even now, I
Am left to the ravens

Here come the ravens
To bury my pride
They're hunting me
And trails of my sorrow behind
Here comes the new blood
Where secrets should lie
To find rest
Where dreamers and beasts go to die
Track Name: I Don't Want to Hurt You
The rain feels colder now
The plague has left this town
I'll heal you
I'll heal you
The red and poisoned sea
Calls to the hate in me
I'll break you
I'll break you
Headstrong for the comedown
Mind heavy with a faint sound
I'll hear you
In your prayers tonight
Bastion of the white lie
Heads turning with a blind eye
I'll see you
In the candlelight

I don't want to hurt you
But I can't stay away
I don't have the strength to know myself and keep you safe
So wherever you are now
I hope you will forget
The flaws I had before because I haven't lost them yet

The devil's fever dream
Holds the most cursed fiends
I know this
Symptom only mine
In crimson memories
The watcher always sees
The fallout
That I leave behind
Burned palms of the wasteland
Floods rise to the blood on my hands
And I want to forget you
Or take you far away
Safety for when I fail
World's gone with the last death knell
The distance
I could never stay

Somebody's gonna get hurt
In the wake of my emotions
In this bottomless sky
In all your memories, I
Am a distant ghost behind you
Through the veil of my lies
I could pretend that I'm cut
But the truth is I can't feel it
Am I something less than real?
There is a part of me left
That remembers how to love you
And the memories heal
My spirit in the darkness
Is in a prison I must know
To run to you, free
But I don't want to be free
Not even in my dreams

I don't want to be
I don't want to break free tonight
I'm safer in the dark
When I can't see in the light
Track Name: No More Heroes
You're a stranger
I'm a native
In the wastes we're born afraid
We're born afraid
Hunt the wicked
Chase disaster
In the world our sin has made
I'm not afraid

Are you ready for the thunder
Are you ready for the freak show yet?
When the curtains hit the floor
I will leave you wanting more
So you won't forget
No more heroes left to save you
Just the keepers of the bleeding sun
When the sky above us fell
We descended into hell
Into kingdom come

Taste the venom
Feel the fire
I'm the outlaw in the wild
In the wild
Under crushing
Opposition
The immortal angel's child
Angel's child

Idols labeled sacred
Greed has left us naked
When the last stand comes
I'll take them on again
City underwater
Reddened by your slaughter
But the time has come
To meet your vicious end