Two riders were approaching
The wind began to howl
Are the joker and thief witnessing these riders from the watchtower — or are they the riders themselves?
If it’s the second, now we find out what the thief was so anxious about. Instead of talking falsely, these two have decided to do something, and ride into the city. It is not exactly clear what they’re doing, but it creates a state of chaos.
This line does suggest the four horsemen who brought news of the Apocalypse in the Bible. It seems like the news they’re bringing is really going to shake things up, but naturally the song comes to an end before it is revealed what they have to say.
The winds here are probably a symbol of the winds of change, and go along with the nature theme of the last few verses.
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