Jevon Knights is a sci-fi/fantasy writer and blogger who wants to entertain with amazing stories and enlighten with great content. He posts science fiction fantasy topics on his blog, Knights Writes, and invites you to download his collection of short stories “the Knights Scroll” for free.
The Blade Itself (The First Law book 1) Review
The Blade Itself is British writer Joe Abercrombie’s debut novel, the first in The First Law trilogy originally published in 2006.
When I first saw the name, looked at the cover, and read the blurb, it didn’t interest me at all. Everything about it looked dull and unimaginative.
But as it came highly recommended, I went ahead and dove right in, and I have to say that I’m glad I read it.
The Story and World
The Union governs the Circle of the World and prospers through trade and taxes, but some believe that their land has been stolen from them. In Angland, a land far to the north, Bethod has crowned himself King, something that Northmen know nothing about. In Gurkhul, a land far to the south, emperor Uthman-ul-Dosht rises and wants his land back from the Union. When Kings and Emperors and Governors clash, there is only one result: war.