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 - DVerdecia - LibraryThing
The Pawn of Prophecy is the first Book in the Belgariad Series. OK, the entire series rocked for me. I loved it all. This book introduces you to a young boy who has a very dark destiny ahead of him ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Lukerik - LibraryThing
Ah, this was like slipping on a comfortable old pair of slippers. Now, I'm not going to sit here and claim that Eddings is the greatest writer but he can tell a story and has that often underestimated ... Read full review