THERE'S NO GOING BACK NOW

The whole world watches on live TV as the SLA are burned alive – Patty realizes the FBI wants her dead

The only way home is turning away

The only bridge back is burning away

 

There’s no going back now

 

- A parking ticket found in the SLA’s abandoned van led the FBI to the safe house hide out.

- It is presumed Patty Hearst is inside.

- A twelve year old girl told the police, “a black man and five white girls wearing afro wigs and dark makeup are in our neighborhood and they have tons of guns and bombs and stuff.”

 

There’s no going back now

 

The only way home is turning away

The only bridge back is burning away

 

There’s no going back now

 

- Unbelievable.

- Over 400 police, FBI, and SWAT team members…

- This is the first time anything like this – this shootout – is actually being broadcast live on television as it happens.

- It is presumed Patty Hearst is inside.

- The whole world is watching. And they’re choosing to fight it out.

 

There’s no going back now

 

The only way home is turning away

The only bridge back is burning away

 

FULL SCENE & STORY CONTEXT FOR THE SONG

Act 2, Sc7 -
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There’s no going back now

 

- Endless automatic gunfire coming out of the front and back of the house. It seems they have more ammunition than the police.

- Did you see that!?

- That whole goddamn block is on fire!

- It is presumed Patty Hearst is inside.

- Look out! Look out! Look out!

 

There’s no going back now

There’s no going back now

There’s no going back now

There’s no going back now

There’s no going back now

There’s no going back now

There’s no going back now

There’s no--

 

The only way home is turning away

The only bridge back is burning away

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