wizard- and often talks in ways that only Mendenbar and Morwen can understand, forcing one to translate. He is Morwen's old friend, and in the end of the fourth book they get married.
Telemain is a magican, as mentioned above, and magicans work with any kind of magic, not just one. He has been trying to find out more about wizards' magic, the only kind he doesn't know, but they are very secrective. He almost always gets swept away by knowledge, such as forgetting about Kazul when Mendenbar explained why he didn't know why he fainted in the second book, and instead wanted to run tests.