Bordeaux Zellgef (ボルドー・ツェルゲフ) is a member of the Sage Council. It is later revealed that he is the creator and the leader of the secret organization named the Six Tongues.
Four decades before the start of the main story, Bordeaux fought in the Demi-Human war, acting as the Captain of the Zellgef Squadron. He formed a very unique relationship with Wilhelm, during the 2nd and 3rd Ex spinoff volumes and in the Sword Demon Battle Ballad side story.
Appearance[edit | edit source]
Bordeaux is an old bald man with wrinkles and big blue eyebrows. He wears a purple Sage Council dress with a long coat.
Four decades before the start of the main story, Bordeaux was a tall, muscular and somewhat frightening man, usually donned in heavy iron armour and wielding a massive battle axe. He hair short and spiky light blue hair, and equally blue and thick eyebrows. His eyes radiated a strong fighting spirit.
Personality[edit | edit source]
He is an honest, frank and direct sage thus he does not hesitate to speak his mind. According to Marcus, he is well known for his Demi-Human prejudice in the Capital.
History[edit | edit source]
Bordeaux participated in the Demi-Human war 40 years ago. Years later, he participated in the events against Stride Vollachia, after their triumph, Bordeaux retired from the army and stepped into the political world.
Sometime later, Bordeaux created the secret defense organization of Lugnica, with its top priority being the stability of the Kingdom.
During Ferris magic training days in the Capital, Bordeaux didn't like Ferris´ presence in the training grounds initially, even suggesting to Fourier Lugnica for him to cut ties with the demi-human from the Argyles. Fourier took this opportunity to impose himself to Bordeaux, saying that he would choose those he would have ties with by himself and that Bordeaux should let go of his Demi-Human prejudice.
Abilities[edit | edit source]
Military Prowess: In his younger days, Bordeaux was one of the strongest knights of the Dragon Kingdom of Lugnica, leading an elite squad named Zelgeff Squadron, acting as its commander until he gave the command to Wilhelm van Astrea, in the months following the end of the Demi-Human War. Throughout the final two years of the war, Bordeaux lead the squadron into numerous battles, acting as the Sword Saint's support. His achievements with the squad elevated the squad above every other until it was regarded as the Kingdom's most elite group of knights.