Belgarath the Sorcerer Characters

David Eddings
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Belgarath

Belgarath is the first disciple of Aldur, and a powerful sorcerer. He lives for thousands upon thousands of years. He is the father of Polgara and Beldaran, though he loses Beldaran to illness. He is fond of ale, tends to antagonise mortals he views as foolish, and has very little respect for human customs such as nobility, especially when nobles are obviously foolish or incompetent. Belgarath is legendary wherever he travels, and often uses disguises in order to avoid unwanted attention. Throughout his millenia-spanning life, the sorcerer assumes great responsibility and importance throughout numerous conflicts between the Western Kingdoms and the Dragon God, Torak. He often leads soldiers in planning strategy for war and battle, and when he is not doing this, he is typically making sure that the Western Kingdoms are stable or spying on enemy forces.

Belgarath suffers a great deal throughout his life, and makes...

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