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The Aggregate of Burning Golden Beads
Golden Beads infobox

Original Name


Romanized Name

Moeru Ōgon Tama no Shūsei




Chapter 4 (light novel 3);
Episode 5


It shoots golden beads.


Sir Balboa


Inside the Dantalian's Bookshelf

The Aggregate of Burning Golden Beads is a Phantom Book used by Sir Balboa to protect Viola Duplessis and her other suitors from the winged women summoned by Melgar. It's present in The Magician’s Daughter story.

In the anime, it’s shown as a scroll contained inside a wooden casing. Its fake version has a fancy violet and green cover.[1] Originally, the forfeit obtained by Sir Balboa is an old stone tablet.[2]


According to Dalian, The Aggregate of Burning Golden Beads is a lost Phantom Book, extremely difficult to obtain. Blind by love, Sir Balboa ended up buying a fake exemplar. The real Phantom Book is sealed inside the Labyrinth Library.

The Aggregate of Burning Golden Beads is one of the five Phantom Books requested by Viola Duplessis to her suitors. Although the courtesan had no memories, she felt that the items were necessary to oppose the imminent threat represented by a powerful magician known as the Earl.[2]


The Phantom Book releases magical, conical-shaped golden beads as high-temperature projectiles to attack enemies and envelop them in flames. For instance, Sir Balboa read it to defeat Melgar’s winged women, creatures invulnerable to common bullets. The Aggregate of Burning Golden Beads radiates golden light, which also covers its user in the anime adaptation.[1][2]


In the anime, Sir Balboa is briefly seen reading The Aggregate of Burning Golden Beads.[1]

"Shoot, golden beads!
Shoot down the evil demons!
Golden waves of purification!”



Sir Balboa holding the fake Phantom Book.

Sir Balboa is one of Viola’s admirers who showed up at the Disward estate looking for a specific book. Hugh and Dalian learn that Viola Duplessis requested five Phantom Books to her suitors in exchange of her hand in marriage. Later, the courtesan explains how she feels that the Phantom Books are necessary to oppose the Earl, who will come for her soon.

The next full moon night, Viola’s mansion is crowded with men trying to protect her. Sir Balboa also appears, showing a tablet supposed to be The Aggregate of Burning Golden Beads. Hugh and Dalian suggest that the five Phantom Books obtained by Viola’s suitors are fakes. Sir Balboa presents his Phantom Book to soothe the worried courtesan.

During the confrontation against Melgar, Sir Balboa and the others stand in front of Viola to protect her. When the Earl charges a powerful fireball, Dalian gives Hugh the right to open the Labyrinth Library. The five men next to Viola are chosen by five Phantom Books. Sir Balboa uses The Aggregate of Burning Golden Beads to save Armand from the winged women. The creatures are hit by golden projectiles, which envelop them in flames. Melgar eventually admits defeat and retreats. Sir Balboa gives the Phantom Book back to Hugh.[2]

In the anime, Hugh is seen in his child form, holding The Aggregate of Burning Golden Beads inside the Labyrinth Library.[1]


Phantom Books
72 Sacred Notes of the Shem-ha-mephorash - Atargatis Scripture - Book of a Thousand Sorrows - Book of Adventure - Book of Atonement - Book of Avalon - Book of Equivalence - Book of Fairy - Book of Fetus - Book of Gap - Book of Humanization - Book of Hypnosis - Book of Lifetime - Book of Relationship - Book of Styx - Book of the Eleusis Ritual - Book of the House-Elf - Book of Imprint - Book of Meditation of Supreme Cooking - Book of Oblivion - Book of the Outer God - Book of Paradise - Book of Royal Power - Book of the Sage - Book of the Salamander's Seal - Book of Sleep - Book of the Descendant of the Mist - Book of the Feast of the Dead of the Windowless Hall - Book of the Flatterer - Book of the Jealous Girlfriend - Book of the King's Coffin - Book of the Ritual of the Migratory Locusts - Book of the Silver Well - Book of Those Who Want Beauty - Book of Twilight - Book of Wisdom - Catalogue - Collection of Visions - Crastinus Dies Nunquam Sciat - Decorative Plywood of Merneith - Depiction of Mountains and Rivers - Divine Encyclopedia of the Yin Kings - Divine Pattern of Floating Silk - Faceless Book - Fata Morgana - Go in an Instant - Hezār Afsān - Hymn of Hel - Logbook - John Wilkes Booth’s Diary - Kairos’ Dynastic History - Loge - Memories of That Day - Old Bradshaw’s Timetable - Pioneer Book - Phantom Book of Resurrection - Phantom Score - Rahōto Reihō Kaigen - Ritual of Reality - Template Book - The Aggregate of Burning Golden Beads - The Clay Tablet of Ugarit - The Dictator's Book - The Great Queen Poem - The Harlequinade - The Nāgārjuna’s Manuscript - The Ophiuchus Manuscript - The Pedigree of All Creations - The Sage's Slate - The Scent God's Scripture - The World - Vignette of Eternal Twilight

Phantom Book Eggs - List of Phantom Books