|Featured In||Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians|
He believed that the real world was too strange and dangerous to be known about by the majority of people, and so it must be hidden from them. This lead to the mass censorship and alteration of history which the Librarians have accomplished in the present day. Not all the Librarians are in agreement on how his teachings should be followed, however. Most Librarians have no qualms about using Free Kingdomer technology -- they just believe it should be kept from the average person. The Order of the Shattered Lens took his teachings more literally and believe that all glass-based technology is blasphemy and destroy it on sight.
He is thought to be dead until rumors of the return of the Scrivener are heard. Instead of death, however, it turns out that he had merely put himself to sleep until the finalization of his plan for world unity was near. It is revealed that he has been posing as Dif, a Smedry cousin, for years, waiting for a chance to destroy the Smedry family from within.