Across the Line

I crossed the Line
I couldn’t help it
The gun in my hand
Had to scratch its itch
I was out of time
I never meant it
But the powder
Shot the bullet out of reach

The shot rang out
And the body fell
I sent his soul
Straight to Hell
And all the pain
Running through my mind
Echoes in my ears
Across the Line

We’d had our day
He was askin’ for it
The violence
In his eyes was plain to see
He fired first
Not his worst thing
That red-haired man had made a killer of me

So…
The shot rang out
And the body fell
I sent his soul
Straight to Hell
And all the pain
Running through my mind
Echoes in my ears
Across the Line

There’s a fine line
That lay between
A civilized man
And his enemy
Problem is
When the moment comes
That little line
Isn’t plain to see

Yeah…
The shot rang out
And the body fell
I sent his soul
Straight to Hell
And all the pain
Running through my mind
Echoes in my ears
Across the Line

The shot rang out
And the body fell
I sent his soul
Straight to Hell
And all the pain
Running through my mind
Echoes in my ears
Across the Line

The shot rang out…
The shot rang out…
The shot rang out…
The shot rang out…
Across the line