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|First Appearance||Fable III|
|Last Appearance||Fable III|
Brian is a character in Fable III that is obsessed with garden gnomes so much that he dresses up like one himself. He was called crazy by his family, who demanded that he give up the gnomes. Instead, Brian decided to cut off contact with his family, fleeing to Brightwall to live with his gnomes and setting up a home near the Brightwall Academy. He first appears in the Gnomes are Great! quest, in which he asks the Hero of Brightwall to retrieve a gift for his favourite gnome and best friend, Jonathan. This gift turns out to be a Gargoyle like the ones in Fable II.
When the Hero returns the Gargoyle to Brian, the enthusiastic gnome-collector immediately placed it upon a pedestal and activated it, which promptly resulted in granting his gnomes sentience. Although Brian was overjoyed originally, said joy turned to horror when the gnomes, now turned evil and insulting passers-by like the Gargoyles before them, had spread all across Albion. Desperate for help, the frantic Brian once again implored the Hero of Brightwall to help collect the gnomes once more. Once this is done, the spell is removed, and the gnomes become mere garden ornaments once more.
After finishing the Gnomes are Evil! quest, Brian returns to his mother to beg for forgiveness. He also proudly declares to the Hero that he will forget about gnomes and take up his new hobby of collecting stuffed squirrels.
- Brian is voiced by Mark Heap.
- Brian's name may be a reference to a character of the same name played by Mark in the British sitcom Spaced.
- The Gargoyle in Brian's gnome garden and the one found in a cellar in Bowerstone Old Quarter are the only two surviving statues from Fable II.
- Brian also appears to have a possible easter egg in his garden. What appear to be large rocks in his garden are in fact giant statues of frogs. This may be a tribute to Peter Molyneux's old company, Bullfrog Productions.