Morgan was the Council's "guard dog" and Dresden's probation officer of sorts, assigned to make sure he didn't break any of the Laws of Magic, usually coming around when cast a spell. He has consistently gone out of his way to instigate him. Dresden, however mentioned that Morgan was a good guy, but, like a worn-out cop, he had seen too much.
Morgan was a stickler for rules and for technicalities, and was particularly loyal to the Laws of Magic. He did not, however, question the White Council and its policies., though he was willing to sacrifice his life for it. He was also its executioner. He also was the apprentice of Anastasia Luccio, for whom he exhibited a love interest. (ref?)
Morgan seemed to know earth-based evocations, as he was seen using both pincers of earth and a shockwave created by stomping the ground in Dead Beat. He was an accomplished magical duelist, and Warden Luccio recognized him as being one of relatively few people qualified to take on Nicodemus Archleone in Harry Dresden's place. Morgan was even more capable in pitched battle, recognised as a war hero for his efforts in Proven Guilty, cutting down a Duke of the Red Court and two Counts who simply got between Morgan and the Red King's retinue. This led to a commendation from Queen Titania of the Summer Court. Other examples of his accomplishments include wiping out forty zombies with minimal effort inside a minute, and luring a Naagloshii onto a government weapons testing site, and leaving it there to be nuked.
He was also a master of the magical Swords, which could be imbued with magical energy to add metaphysical mass to the sword strokes of the wielder, or as a focus to deliberately undo any magical construct or enchantment they come in contact with, causing havoc with the concentration of those holding the magic in check. (needs references)
In the seriesEdit
- Main article: Storm Front
In Storm Front, Morgan corners Dresden by Victor Sells's lakehouse accusing him of binding others to his will after Harry gave Toot-toot a job in exchange for food. "I remind you that you are the Doom of Damocles. No further violations of the law will to be tolerated. Sentence to be carried out at once." Harry reminded him that the Fourth Law of Magic applies to mortals, not Faeries and Toot had a choice to accept Harry's deal. Harry considered to himself that Donald had the ability to rip the hearts out of Tommy Tomm and Jennifer Stanton in the case he was working on for the cops. Morgan accuses Harry of being the one who used magic to kill two people.
- Main article: Turn Coat
See also Edit
- Donald Morgan as depicted in the TV series
- The War
- Anastasia Luccio
- Harry Dresden
- Seven Laws of Magic
- White Council
- Senior Council