abandon hope all ye who enter here

Ah, for just one time I would take the Northwest Passage To find the hand of Franklin reaching for the Beaufort Sea Tracing one warm line through a land so wild and savage And make a Northwest Passage to the sea
How then am I so different from the first men through this way? Like them, I left a settled life, I threw it all away To seek a Northwest Passage at the call of many men To find there but the road back home again
Watching cities rise before me, then behind me sink again
This tardiest explorer, driving hard across the plain

Enter at your own Peril