Barzan was a greedy middle-aged man who desired the command of a large army. He did actually care for the soldiers under his command at the keep.
In order to protect the honor of his family, Barzan staged his own death in Hiyal once it was discovered that he took bribes. He allied himself with the Brotherhood of the True Flame out of desperation after leaving Hiyal.
- ↑ Canon material does not provide dating for the Al-Qadim campaign setting. For the purposes of this wiki only, the current date for Al-Qadim products is assumed to be 1367 DR.