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The First Law is a series of books and short stories by Joe Abercrombie. It consists of a trilogy of novels published between 2006 and 2008, and several standalone books and short stories published later, set in the same world.

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Is Ninefingers Dead Yet?

It's been a few years since I read through the series. I have the three The First Law books (The Blade Itself, Before They Are Hanged & Last Argument of Kings) & the three that followed those ...
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The meaning of title "Last Argument of Kings"

There is a fantasy novel "Last Argument of Kings" by Joe Abercrombie. As far as I know, the title can be interpreted (and therefore translated) in at least two ways, since the existance of two major ...
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What or who is the Bloody-Nine?

Logen Ninefingers will sometimes under battle become the Bloody-Nine. From the page on Logen Ninefingers on The First Law wiki, it says it is a berserker state. Personally I read it more as a demonic ...
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Did Bayaz have plans for Sand dan Glokta before meeting him?

My question is did Bayaz plan to make Sand dan Glokta before his raids on Mercers or it was after that? Because based on this, It looks like Bayaz had planned to use Sand dan Glokta. “There will ...
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Was the death of prince Ladisla and his father part of Bayaz's plan or a coincidence?

After reading the 'The First Law' trilogy by Joe Abercrombie, I was left with some nagging questions. When Bayaz' plan is revealed in 'The Last Argument of Kings' Prince Ladisla would become king ...
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When does Logen Ninefingers kill this particular person?

If you haven't read The First Law by Joe Abercrombie, stop reading this and go start reading that. In the second half of The Last Argument of Kings, Crummock-i-Phail says that Logen Ninefingers, The ...
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