Pronunciation: BEH-lahl

aka: Duram Laddel Cham, High Lord Samon

One of the Forsaken. His real name was Duram Laddel Cham. The translation of the Old Tongue name Be'lal has not been disclosed, but he was known as the Netweaver.

Physical Description#

He is tall with close-cropped white hair.

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Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch6 - First mention of Be'lal as one of the Forsaken.
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
    4. TDR,Ch50 - Moiraine tells the others that the High Lord Samon is Be'lal.
    5. TDR,Ch50 - Loial reports that Be'lal was known as The Envious because of his envy for Lews Therin. He was also called Netweaver.
    6. TDR,Ch50 - Be'lal and Sammael are both masters of the sword.
    7. TDR,Ch52 - Mat learns that High Lord Samon ordered the girls brought to the Stone of Tear.
    8. 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.
  2. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch46 - Moghedien learns from Elayne and Nynaeve that Be'lal and Ishamael are dead.
  3. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch6 - Graendal enumerates the Forsaken who have died including Be'lal.
  4. In A Crown of Swords
    1. 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.
    2. ACoS,Ch8 - Wondering who freed Moghedien, Egwene eliminates Be'lal because Moiraine killed him.
    3. 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.
  5. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch3 - Moridin has eleven chairs at the Forsaken meeting. Aran'gar does not understand why because Asmodean, Be'lal, Rahvin and Sammael are dead.