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)