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They created the Smedry Talents by some unknown process. They fell victim to a terrible calamity that was related to the Talents. Alcatraz the First broke his people's language so that no future generations could use the knowledge to bring destruction to themselves.
Until Attica Smedry discovered the Sands of Rashid (leading to the forging of two pairs of Translator's Lenses), nobody was able to read the Incarna language. The race between Alcatraz and Co. and the Librarians to be the first to find out the Incarna's secrets is one of the major plot lines of the series.
In the fourth book, Alcatraz Versus the Shattered Lens, it is revealed that Attica had found out the Incarna's method for creating talents and intended to give them to everyone, which would result in wide-spread destruction. Alcatraz also found out that his mother had been trying to stop his father from doing this.