Long ago, so the Storyteller claimed, the evil God Torak sought dominion and drove men and Gods to war. But Belgarath the Sorcerer led men to reclaim the Orb that protected men of the West. So long as it lay at Riva, the prophecy went, men would be safe.
But that was only a story, and Garion did not believe in magic dooms, even though the dark man without a shadow had haunted him for years.
Brought up on a quiet farm by his Aunt Pol, how could he know that the Apostate planned to wake dread Torak, or that he would be led on a quest of unparalleled magic and danger by those he loved - but did not know?
For a while his dreams of innocence were safe, untroubled by knowledge of his strange heritage. For a little while...
THUS BEGINS BOOK ONE OF THE BELGARIAD
- Publication Date:
- 03 / 09 / 2012
- 127 x 198 x 25mm
A classic coming of age tale wrapped in magic and action. This series follows Belegarion as he discovers he's far more important than he ever imagined. An unwilling subject of The Prophecy (which happens to be self aware) He's sent of on a quest to recover a magic sword (of course) and slay a god. (wait what?) A funny and absorbing read Eddings puts all the cliches of fantasy into one series and makes it work! A great read for younger readers moving up to adult works or someone after a nice light read. - Caitlyn (QBD)
In a world with no less then 7 Gods, one young boy, Garion, starts an adventure with his aunt Paul and an old story teller known as old wolf. Garion quickly discovers that the people around him are more than they seem and that he is part of something massive, while they are on a hunt for an orb created by the will of the universe itself with even more power than the Gods. Can they get to it first? - Joseph (QBD)
This is a classic story set around a boy named Garion who is pulled into a magical world he knows nothing about. A prophecy, an old mentor and an unstoppable force is only the beginning for a well written, well loved series that has been in publication sinces the 80's (and what's not to love about the 80's!). Follow thousands of other readers who have delved into this book with excitement and come out loving every word! - Chelsea (QBD)