Lord Belchaus has held Terandria against foreign fleets for over a decade and his presence alone ensures that the coast where his fleets patrol remains safe harbors even in wars. Pirates fear his naval presence.
- He is on the top of some lists of "most powerful [Lord]" that circulate in Innworld, for both eligibility and strategic genius.
- Lyonette has seen him dancing once.
- He is probably the "dashing and quite charming lord" mentioned by Magnolia who may be able to beat Erin in a game of chess.