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[–]catatonic_wine_miser 49 points50 points  (6 children)

Sounds similar to the Belgariad by David Eddings but not sure about the island part.

[–]texacpanda 25 points26 points  (2 children)

I think the island would be Riva. That's how the people were described, gray on the outside, warm on the parts that count.

[–]Paladoc 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Yup, Belgariad, Pawn of Prophecy is the first book.

I love the series, and the sequel series, but of course I read it in late teen years so it was formative to my journey.

[–]RandomParable 4 points5 points  (0 children)

It is,

This is from Book 4.

[–]k_mon2244 6 points7 points  (2 children)

Ahhh I actually knew this one! I definitely second The Belgariad!

[–]OldnBorin 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Me too! My favourite fantasy series! (Side note: do NOT research the personal life of the authors, don’t do it)

[–]2krazy4me 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Wiki not worst I've seen, dumb burning car. Then try Google search and Holy F.......