Okay, I'm not sure if this has been discussed before, but oh well.
When heavens divide
Time will come to softly lay me down
Then I can see her face that I long to see
When you think about it for a minute, it sounds like the song, or at least that part, is from Big Boss' perspective. When you combine those lyrics with the fact that B.B. literally begged Strangelove to kill him during the torture sections, it sounds like he wants to die so he can see the Boss again.