“I sometimes think you're a bit too obvious, you guys in your green uniform, wandering around the dim-bulb worlds, sorting things out.”
   — Marvin Lovelace

The Arbiters were amateur peacekeepers who worked to keep the peace on the Low Earths, since there was close to no police support after the Yellowstone eruption.[1][2]

They all wore green uniforms and, unknown to most humans, were recruited among themselves by Next.

Due to their nature, they all possessed some kind of natural authority.


  1. The Long Utopia - Chapter 12
  2. The Long Utopia - Chapter 13
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