About

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. In 2007 Michael Bay introduced me to robots. Everything went downhill from there. (Though my taste in robots has gotten a lot better, and I'm still working on my Spanish.)

Updates Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. Mostly "and", depending on what my current work obligations are.

The Author

derp Lo is a polytheist, hand-sewer, gardener, gin-drinker, and fan of anti-humanist theory. She has a cat and a husband waiting for her in the Great White North, and has given up looking for full-time work because jobs suck but adrenal fatigue sucks more. She currently lives in LA, and is chomping at the bit to leave the States behind. If you're looking for her elsewhere, you'll be sorely disappointed. Four years ago she quit Facebook, and it was a gateway drug into increasingly intense offline experiences with in-person company. Now a hard user of IRL, she is brarely online enough to function in soceity at large. And it's just how she likes it.

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