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Read online The Blade Itself (The First Law, #1).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Blade Itself (The First Law, #1) Logen Ninefingers infamous barbarian has finally run out of luck Caught in one feud too many he s on the verge of becoming a dead barbarian leaving nothing behind him but bad songs dead friends and a lot of happy enemies .

Nobleman Captain Jezal dan Luthar dashing officer and paragon of selfishness has nothing more dangerous in mind than fleecing his friends at cards and dreaming of glory in the fencing circle But war is brewing and on the battlefields of the frozen North they fight by altogether bloodier rules .

Inquisitor Glokta cripple turned torturer would like nothing better than to see Jezal come home in a box But then Glokta hates everyone cutting treason out of the Union one confession at a time leaves little room for friendship His latest trail of corpses may lead him right to the rotten heart of government if he can stay alive long enough to follow it .

Enter the wizard Bayaz A bald old man with a terrible temper and a pathetic assistant he could be the First of the Magi he could be a spectacular fraud but whatever he is he s about to make the lives of Logen Jezal and Glokta a whole lot more difficult .

Murderous conspiracies rise to the surface old scores are ready to be settled and the line between hero and villain is sharp enough to draw blood by Joe Abercrombie

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The Blade Itself (The First Law, #1)
Title:The Blade Itself (The First Law, #1)
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ISBN:0575079797
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Number of Pages:517
Category:Fantasy, Fiction, Epic fantasy, High fantasy
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i Words are weapons i br br Princess Skara has seen all she loved made blood and ashes She is left with only words But the right words can be as deadly as any blade She must conquer her fears and sharpen her wits to a lethal edge if she is to reclaim her birthright br br i Only half a war is fought with swords i br br The deep cunning Father Yarvi has walked a long road from crippled slave to king s minister He has made allies of old foes and stitched together an uneasy peace But now the ruthless Grandmother Wexen has raised the greatest army since the elves made war on God and put Bright Yilling at its head a man who worships no god but Death br br i Sometimes one must fight evil with evil i br br Some like Thorn Bathu and the sword bearer Raith are born to fight perhaps to die Others like Brand the smith and Koll the wood carver would rather stand in the light But when Mother War spreads her iron wings she may cast the whole Shattered Sea into darkness, Logen Ninefingers infamous barbarian has finally run out of luck Caught in one feud too many he s on the verge of becoming a dead barbarian leaving nothing behind him but bad songs dead friends and a lot of happy enemies br br Nobleman Captain Jezal dan Luthar dashing officer and paragon of selfishness has nothing more dangerous in mind than fleecing his friends at cards and dreaming of glory in the fencing circle But war is brewing and on the battlefields of the frozen North they fight by altogether bloodier rules br br Inquisitor Glokta cripple turned torturer would like nothing better than to see Jezal come home in a box But then Glokta hates everyone cutting treason out of the Union one confession at a time leaves little room for friendship His latest trail of corpses may lead him right to the rotten heart of government if he can stay alive long enough to follow it br br Enter the wizard Bayaz A bald old man with a terrible temper and a pathetic assistant he could be the First of the Magi he could be a spectacular fraud but whatever he is he s about to make the lives of Logen Jezal and Glokta a whole lot more difficult br br Murderous conspiracies rise to the surface old scores are ready to be settled and the line between hero and villain is sharp enough to draw blood, Betrayed by his family and left for dead Prince Yarvi reluctant heir to a divided kingdom has vowed to reclaim a throne he never wanted br br But first he must survive cruelty chains and the bitter waters of the Shattered Sea itself all with only one good hand Born a weakling in the eyes of a hard cold world he cannot grip a shield or swing an axe so he has sharpened his mind to a deadly edge br br Gathering a strange fellowship of the outcast he finds they can help him more than any noble could Even so Yarvi s path may end as it began in twists traps and tragedy, Superior Glokta has a problem How do you defend a city surrounded by enemies and riddled with traitors when your allies can by no means be trusted and your predecessor vanished without a trace It s enough to make a torturer want to run if he could even walk without a stick br br Northmen have spilled over the border of Angland and are spreading fire and death across the frozen country Crown Prince Ladisla is poised to drive them back and win undying glory There is only one problem he commands the worst armed worst trained worst led army in the world br br And Bayaz the First of the Magi is leading a party of bold adventurers on a perilous mission through the ruins of the past The most hated woman in the South the most feared man in the North and the most selfish boy in the Union make a strange alliance but a deadly one They might even stand a chance of saving mankind from the Eaters If they didn t hate each other quite so much br br Ancient secrets will be uncovered Bloody battles will be won and lost Bitter enemies will be forgiven but not before they are hanged