Act 1 S6 We Bid The 1st Generation Adieu

from by Paul Shapera

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Featuring Kayleigh McKnight


So Annabella destroys her
Doll, her beloved toy boy
And takes all the notes that she made and packs them away

Thus Annabella vows that she
Won’t tell a soul and stay lonely
Defeated now she sadly creeps back to her lab

Thus friends we bid adieu to
The 1st generation, but don’t move
We’ve 3 more Acts to get through, so come let’s ensue

The future beckons and won’t wait
The next generation’s on its way
Dead things and broken love stories for us await


from The Dolls Of New Albion, A Steampunk Opera, released May 8, 2012
Featuring Kayleigh McKnight



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These days the teddy bear picnic is a rather somber affair. They mostly just sit together in silence. The beings who had taken these guises had over time lost all recollection of their origins, purpose, or selves. They only know they are someplace foreign, cut off from whatever homeland they once had, utterly alone in an incomprehensible world. Some picnics they listen to Paul Shapera. ... more

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