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The First Law is a fanstasy series composed of a trilogy and three stand-alone novels set in the same world, written by British novelist Joe Abercrombie.



Every man has his excuses, and the more vile the man becomes, the more touching the story has to be

–Sand dan Glokta, The Blade Itself


The Closed Council is the collective decision-making body of The Union. Although, the High King is technically possessed with vast powers, in reality the Union is governed largely by the Closed Council in a centralized manner. The Closed Council is composed of twelve select members: three Lords of Law, three Lords of War, three Lords of Money, and three Lord of the King's Household. There is thirteenth seat reserved for Bayaz, the First of the Magi, but this seat has been vacant for almost six-hundred years. After the death of Lord Chancellor Feekt, the Closed Council was thrown into factions, with rivals Arch Lector Sult and High Justice Marovia vying for supremacy.

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Joe Abercrombie is the author of the fantasy series The First Law. He was born and raised in Lancaster, England, and has worked as a freelance film editor.


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