The Belgariad is an epic fantasy of immense scope, telling the tale of struggles between ancient Gods and mighty Kings, and of men in strange lands facing fated events, all bound by a prophecy that must be fulfilled.
Ce'Nedra, Imperial Princess of Tolnedra, was confused. Everyone knows the tales of the Orb protecting the West from the evil God Torak are just silly legends. But here she is, forced to join a dangerous quest to recover that stolen Orb. No one believes in sorcery, but Garion's aunt & grandfather seem to be the fabled sorcerers Polgara & Belgarath, who would have to be thousands of years old. Even young Garion is learning to do sorcery. Garion, is just a farm boy, totally unsuitable for an Imperial Princess. Yet, for some reason she has the urge to teach him, brush back his tangled hair, & comfort him. Now he is going to a strange tower in the center of all he believes evil, to face some horrible, powerful magician, & she can't be there to watch over him. She may neve