Welcome to Alflolol (Valerian) Characters

Pierre Christin
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Valerian

Valerian is an agent for the Spacio-Temporal Agency and the hero of the novel. Laureline is his partner, and it is clear that Valerian has a level of affection for her that goes beyond their professional relationship.

Valerian is the typical hero in many ways, but he has faults and weaknesses. For example, he is unable to exert any real power when the natives of Alflolol return to find their home planet has been colonized. He urges the Technorog mayor to obey the charter's rules to give the natives back their home, but he is unable to force that action, even though it would be the right thing to do. He becomes frustrated with the situation and his inability to exact any change.

Valerian is pictured as tall and handsome. His image is meant to convey strength, and the artist chooses to alter that appearance by showing Valerian...

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