This is the High Lord Akkarin. A very powerful magician skilled in the dark arts of black magic. Even though he uses his power to do good, black magic is forbidden. Because of this he is outcast by his own people. Banished to the country and the very danger he is protecting his people from. Akkarin is a dark, mysterious and dangerous magician. He is standing in the wastelands created by several magicians who scorched the ground with magic. Based on the Black Magician trilogy by Trudi Canavan.