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One Heart Stone

There are many mournful tunes about the Laughing Pins and its grisly effects, most of them tragic tales of lost love. Every culture in Iouran can claim several. These popular ballads morph over time, adapted by bards for local flavor and personal flair.   One Heart Stone references a popular Vessunan wedding tradition in which the couple say their vows over the stone altar - colloquially called the "one heart" or "one heart stone" - in a temple to Meuna, god of romantic love.
 

One Heart Stone

Young Tam one fine evening
With his love did meet
They sat 'neath the ashleaf
And shared words so sweet
  My love you are mine now
You'll not be alone
We'll wed by Meuna's One Heart Stone
Oh, wed by Meuna's One Heart Stone
  Young Tam and his lover
Ate fruit from the vine
They studied the heavens
Drank red gerrot wine
  I promise I'm yours now
You'll not be alone
We'll wed by Meuna's One Heart Stone
Oh, wed by Meuna's One Heart Stone
That night came a red storm
That tore through the town
It lashed from the heavens
And brought his love down
  Young Tam could not rescue
His love from the blight
In amber did his love die by moonlight
In amber did his love die by moonlight
  A bright star in morning
Did catch poor Tam's eye
He reached for the heavens
And to them did cry
  My love you have taken
And left me alone
Mourn I now at this cold gravestone
Mourn I now at this cold gravestone
 
Oh look. Another song about a love gone to amber. No, wait... it's another version of the same song about a love gone to amber. Is it at all possible that we could sing about something else for a while?
— drunk tavern patron

My son has promised me a guitar rendition (with him singing). I am EXCITE. In the meantime, not being a songwriter, I used the tune from Kate Rusby's Who Will Sing Me Lullabies?, for your reference.  

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