Boratek is a Redanian customs officer with rather poor social skills. His job consists of inspecting goods ferried on the Pontar and imposing levies. He reports to Olsen, a much more reasonable man.
"Any currency? snarled an approaching customs officer with bloodshot eyes. Anything to declare?
- I'm a scholar!
- Be a prince if you like! I'm asking what you're bringing in?
- Leave them, Boratek, said the leader of the group..."
- pg.180, Blood of Elves (UK edition)