Guardians of the West Author:David Eddings Book One of The Malloreon — "Beware" — As Errand Slipped into the throne room, the great hall was illuminated by the soft blue radiance of the Orb of Aldur. Garion, the Rivan King, glanced up from where he was sprawled on the throne. — "What are you doingwandering around so late?"he asked. — "The voice told me to come here." Errand replied. — Garion ... more »blinked. "Does he talk to you, too?"
"This is the first time. I've known about him, though"
"If he's never--" Garion broke off and looked sharply up at the Orb. The soft blue light of the stone had suddenly changed to a deep, ugly red, as if the Orb had encountered something or someone that filled it with a raging anger.
"Beware!" that voice which they both heard quite clearly said to them in tones that could not be ignored.