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He allowed himself to be captured in the Library of Alexandria and turned into a Curator. He left a message which allowed his son Alcatraz Smedry to free him. Before he was freed, he gathered knowledge about the Incarna from the library. Upon returning to the Free Kingdoms, he announced his intention to develop a way to give everyone Talents using the knowledge he gained during his imprisonment.
After this, he went to the Highbrary to read its Forgotten Language books. He was eventually captured by Biblioden and sacrificed on the altar of outdated encyclopedias.
Appearance and Personality
Attica is described as being a tall man with messy hair. His son Alcatraz describes him as a terrible father, and his father Leavenworth comments that he does not cope with fame too well. Attica himself admits to being terrible at saying goodbye. While he may not always pay attention to Alcatraz, he does love him. When Alcatraz looks through the Shaper’s Lenses, he sees that Attica does care about him, as well as Shasta. He also sacrifices his life for Alcatraz. Attica is charming and well liked by the people of Nalhalla. Attica wants people to like him.
Attributes and Abilities
Attica has the ability to lose things which is a space talent on the Incarnate Wheel. Though he is never seen using his Talent, his Talent can be used to hide things, as is seen by is wife, Shasta Smedry, who used the Talent to keep a book she stole from the Royal Archives (not a library) from being repossessed even after Alcatraz and his friends escape back to the Free Kingdoms. Attica is also an Oculator and has access to and can use the different Oculator's Lenses. Other than his magical abilities, Attica is a renowned scholar and researcher in the Free Kingdoms. His achievements include discovering how Transporter's Glass works and devising a method for collecting the Sands of Rashid. He can also be clever, as he found a loophole in the rules of the Library of Alexandria, which allowed Alcatraz to free him from the library.