The current story

The First Law takes place on a pelagic world of unknown coordinates, and is inhabited by aliens, ghosts, and robots, suffering from many of the same problems that plague humanity. A young member of a warrior underclass realizes just how fragile his place in society is when he's charged for the very crime his own superiors order him to intervene in. He goes on the run, taking his implicated friends—and an enemy—with him in the search for freedom. But little do any of them know that they are to play a part in a much grander design of the sort that only gods and ancestors could choreograph, and that true freedom may not be what they originally thought.

The comic

It started back in 2006 when I got kicked out of a Spanish class and resigned to come up with my own language instead. Quickly learned I couldn't do conlanging well either. (Thanks dyscalculia and dyslexia for making non-immersion learning impossible!) In 2007 Michael Bay re-introduced me to robots. Everything went downhill from there.

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The Author

Lo is a polytheist, hand-sewer, gardener, gin-drinker, Jeep-owner, psychedelic culture tourist, and fan of collapse theory. They've previously worked in comics and video games, but found "going pro" is not all it's cracked up to be so they draw purely for pleasure these days. If you're looking for them elsewhere, you'll be sorely disappointed. In 2013 they quit Facebook, and it was a gateway drug into increasingly intense offline experiences with in-person company. Now a hard user of IRL, they are barely online enough to function in society at large. And it's just how they like it. Want to get in touch? Email is best!

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