Forna was a dwarf queen of the Îdgand Era murdered by the heretic king Grim Halfstave in an attempt to seize the granite throne of Tronjheim.[1] One of her castles was encountered by Eragon and Saphira during their second journey from Tronjheim to Ellesméra.[2] She may also have usurped the throne without the blessing of Gûntera, making her a heretic queen. It is known that she sent Erst Graybeard to work on the fortifications of Dras-Leona, a decision which would have repercussions in the Rider War.

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  1., "Sixth Q&A with Christopher Paolini - May 2010", retrieved Nov. 4, 2011
  2. Brisingr, chapter "Among the Clouds"