Even as a young child, Alan had the gift of talking with the shadow creatures, which his grandfather considered disturbing. Reason of this was due to him being fixated with Creatures of Darkness and where they dwell more that ever since witnesses one of these creatures mauled Lucy Morton when she riding her horse until rendered blind and loss the ability to walk. Alan estranged himself from his family due to the said obsession. In Alan's notebook, he even claims that the rest of his family are scared of the creatures of the dark, which disgust him. In spite of various setbacks in his educations as he was once expelled from the boarding school in Boston before the end of his first year, Alan turned out overcame this by became the more capable student that even better than Obed that led him became a prominent scientist. Though his works were plagiarized by Obed out of his impression with the latter's astoundishing achievements, Alan tolerate him as long as he never betray their family's secrets.
However, Obed's weak heart eventually led him reveal his secrets to Lamb, whom later help the brothers for their experiments. Thought this gave the beneficial results for Alan, he began to distrust Obed as Obed also married and likely hindered from his focus on their experiments, led him to turned Obed into a monster.
He was experimenting on corpses in his secret laboratory beneath the chapel in the swamp on Shadow Island. He escaped from the lab when Edward Carnby enters. Later Alan was confronted by Edward, Aline and Edenshaw when he tried to open the portal to the World of Darkness, but he managed to knocked Edenshaw as he opened the the portal and entered it. Edward and Aline found him in the World of Darkness, but Alan's brother, Obed, grabbed him and jumped with him in a pit, making an undead out of Alan. Alan attacked Edward when he tried to find an sculpture of an Indian head. Edward then killed Alan with an Indian spear.
In order to defeat Alan, Carnby must attack him with weapons with high damage input. He must keep his distance with Alan as he could grab him and threw him on the walls, dealing moderate damage. Once damaged enough, Alan would incapacitated and Carnby must enter a corridor where when he approach the end of the corridor, the cutscene would plays where Carnby transformed into an Indian warrior just as Alan recovers. When Alan attempt to pursue Carnby, Alan ended up met the transformed Edward that immediately impale Alan with a spear, killed him.
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|Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare|
|Characters||Edward Carnby · Aline Cedrac · Alan Morton · Obed Morton · Joseph Edenshaw · Frederick Johnson · Christopher Lamb · Judas de Certo|
|Secondary Characters||Lucy Dogan Morton · Hecantonchires · Seaplane pilot · Mutilated man · Charles Fiske · Richard Morton · Archibald Morton · Jeremy Morton · Howard Morton · Samuel Gibson · Marie Cedrac · Aline's father|
|Creatures/Enemies||Dogs of Darkness · Night Ripper · Photosaurus · Luxrat· Hounds of Tindalos · Hybrid · Sprawling Plant· Arachnocid · Ophtalmicid · Elder Hybrid · Procuraptor · AlanShad · ObedShad|
|Locations||Shadow Island (Morton Mansion · Fort · Cemetary · Chapel · Totem · Blockhouse) · World of Darkness (Nursery · Necropolis ·)|
|Items||Items · Documents · Weapons|
|Misc||Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare Prima guide · Alone in the Dark: Life is a Hideous Thing (prequel comic)|