aka: Duram Laddel Cham, High Lord Samon
Physical Description#He is tall with close-cropped white hair.
Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#
- Be'lal and Lews Therin are allies for a time during the Shadow War. Be'lal is a leader in the fight against the Dark One before he forsakes the Light. (TDR,Ch50, TDR,Ch55)
- During the Shadow War, Be'lal and Demandred lead massive attacks in the areas where the Choedan Kal were built. (SaSG)
- Be'lal razes the Hall of the Servants just before Lews Therin and the Hundred Companions seal the Bore. (TDR,Ch50)
- The thirteen Forsaken meet with the Great Lord in the Pit of Doom. Lews Therin and his companions seal the Bore, trapping the Forsaken for over three thousand years.
- After escaping the Bore, Be'lal sets himself up as High Lord Samon and rules Tear. He plans to use Rand to gain Callandor.
- Ishamael meets with Be'lal and Rahvin in a place resembling the Ways. They argue violently. (TDR,Ch4)
- Be'lal visits Callandor in Tel'aran'rhiod almost running into Egwene and "Silvie." (TDR,Ch27)
- In his role as Tairen High Lord Samon, Be'lal promotes hatred of Illian and Tar Valon. (TDR,Ch32)
- Be'lal plans to use Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve as bait for a trap. He has summoned thirteen Fades to take care of them afterwards. (TDR,Ch51)
- Be'lal sends the Black Ajah to set the hedgehog trap for Moiraine so he expects her to be out of the picture. (TDR,Ch55)
- Be'lal confronts Rand in the Heart of the Stone and goads him to take Callandor. Before he can kill Rand, Moiraine arrives and balefires him. (TDR,Ch55)
Other References (Possible Spoilers)#
- In The Dragon Reborn
- TDR,Ch6 - First mention of Be'lal as one of the Forsaken.
- TDR,Ch46 - Rahvin is afraid Be'lal will capture Elayne and use her in a way that hurts his own plans so he orders her death. He thinks Be'lal is too impatient moving so quickly to take over Tear and wanting Callandor.
- TDR,Ch49 - Mat dreams of Be'lal weaving a net around Moiraine and around Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve. He dreams of Be'lal holding Callandor.
- TDR,Ch50 - Moiraine tells the others that the High Lord Samon is Be'lal.
- TDR,Ch50 - Loial reports that Be'lal was known as The Envious because of his envy for Lews Therin. He was also called Netweaver.
- TDR,Ch50 - Be'lal and Sammael are both masters of the sword.
- TDR,Ch52 - Mat learns that High Lord Samon ordered the girls brought to the Stone of Tear.
- TDR,Ch53 - Moiraine believes that Be'lal sent the Black Ajah with the hedgehog trap for her. If he felt the trap go off, he will not be expecting her to attack tonight.
- In The Shadow Rising
- In Lord of Chaos
- In A Crown of Swords
- ACoS,Prologue - He is one of the Forsaken who had come to Alviarin. He terrified her by dragging her into Tel'aran'rhiod out of her sleep.
- ACoS,Ch8 - Wondering who freed Moghedien, Egwene eliminates Be'lal because Moiraine killed him.
- ACoS,Ch21 - When Birgitte hears that Be'lal was involved in Elayne's and Nynaeve's kidnapping (Mat did not tell her) she says they owe Mat more than an apology.
- In Knife of Dreams