- "Morozov was a pale scholar-soldier with a square, bony face, and an unusually cheerful outlook on life and his work."
- ―Ivan visits Captain Morozov[src]
He helped Ivan Vorpatril to identify the mysterious Rish as one of Baronne Cordonah's famous living Jewels, having been given no information beyond the fact that she was blue in coloration: "Morozov smiled like a particularly satisfied stage magician. Ivan had to admit, that was one hell of a rabbit".
He later interrogated Rish and Tej in a very relaxed, conversational fashion, including a gratifyingly substantial lunch and several rounds of a Jacksonian game known as Great House. Despite losing five rounds straight, he learned a lot about Tej, Rish, and their family from the game. "Who won? Ivan suddenly realised, could be a question with more than one answer."