Belgarion, or Garion, is the principle protagonist of the Belgariad and Malloreon. While initially slow to learn his powers of sorcery, and never attaining a level of mastery anywhere near the ancients like Belgarath, Polgara, Ctuchik, and Zedar, he shows enough aptitude late in the story that – when holding the sword of the Rivan King – he is […]
Polgara is a sorceress in the world of the Belgariad. At roughly three thousand years of age, she is one of the youngest of the ‘old guard’ of disciples and ancient characters who interact throughout the books. Shown on a few occasions to be somewhat weaker than her father, Belgarath, she is still nonetheless a […]
Belgarath is a seven-thousand year old sorcerer in the universe of the Belgariad. No known mortal, unaided, has been shown to be a match for him in that world. Some of his more impressive martial accomplishments include: Defeating, at different times, other sorcerers (such as Ctuchik and Zedar) who were of similar age and who had received similar […]
Torak is the god of the Angaraks in the universe of the Belgariad. He is the prime antagonist of the Belgariad, and one of the central embodiments of evil throughout the books of the Belgariad, Belgarath the Sorcerer, and Polgara the Sorceress.
UL is the overgod of the gods in the universe of the Belgariad and the Malloreon. While the other gods in this universe, such as Aldur, Belar, and Torak seem to bear some resemblance to the gods of Greek and Norse mythology in terms of aspects, character, and power, UL is clearly distinct from them […]