Pawn of Prophecy
"Eddings' BELGARIAD is exactly the kind of fantasy I like. It has magic, adventure, humor, mystery, and a certain delightful human insight."
Long ago, the Storyteller claimed, in this first book of THE BELGARIAD, the evil god Torak 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 Garion did not believe in such stories. 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...?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
The promise of the earlier books seems to dissipate in this third volume of the Belgariad, when it becomes obvious that we'll have more adventures, but it'll be like a Wednesday night role-playing ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wethewatched - LibraryThing
The action ramps up in the third book of the Belgarion and this one might be my favorite so far. Loved all the monsters, and cool to see Garion learning more about sorcery! He even has to move a rock ... Read full review