Barzai the Wise

   In “The Other Gods,” the learned scholar who “knew so much of the gods…that he was deemed half a god himself.” He attempts to scale Mt. Ngranek to glimpse the elusive gods of earth, thinking his great knowledge of them will protect him from their wrath. He thinks he finds them, but instead he encounters “the other gods,” and, for his hubris, he is swept into the sky.

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