For the role-playing gamers. It appears in the introduction of the book Swords and Circuitry.

Danger and Desire
© Allison Lonsdale 2000
Live at Lestat's, Disc One, Track 10

We roll the dice, we cut the cards -- donít think it's all we're doing
This is the oldest magic; drums around the tribal fire
We bleed for stories and we make them come alive and breathing
We're weaving tapestries of danger and desire

        You can call us children, you can call us fools
        But you choose to live in a world with one set of rules
        You can say we're devils, throw our books on the fire
        If your heart's too small to handle danger and desire

You see us moving little men across the kitchen table
Laugh if you must but we know every one of them by name
Forged in the heart of childhood, wakened with a living language
They're ready to die for dreams of honor or of fame

        You can call us children, you can call us fools
        But you choose to live in a world with one set of rules
        You can say we're devils, throw our books on the fire
        If your heart's too small to handle danger and desire

Out in the wood between the worlds we spread our picnic blanket
We cross the gates of wonder dancing on a burning wire
And in the living room our circle opens up the gateway
To shining cities built on danger and desire

        You can call us children, you can call us fools
        But you choose to live in a world with one set of rules
        You can say we're devils, throw our books on the fire
        If your heart's too small to handle danger and desire

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