Morzan was a member of the thirteen Forsworn who betrayed the Dragon Riders and served Galbatorix as his right hand and was a major antagonist in the Inheritance series. He was a high ranking official in the Empire many years prior to the Inheritance series and was the most feared of the Forsworn alongside his dragon. Some time later, however,he fought a dragon rider named Brom and he was killed along with his dragon and the other twelve Forsworn. Morzan was also the father of Murtagh, the half-brother of Eragon, who was the son of Brom.